AndrewCopenhaver2

Transcription: 

Camp Elison Monroe Co Va
July 24th /62
Dear Father
It it is with
pleasure that I seat myself to
drop you a few lines to let you
know that I am well & hope when
thes few lines come to hand thay
will find you & the wrest of
the folks well pa guss Bonham
is going to start home in afew
days & if I can get him to lead
my mare I will send hir home
& if I cant get him to take hir
I dont know when I can send
hir if you can he dont take hir
& you can send for hir conventily
& send me some cloths I would
be glad
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pa Robert Snider is hear
& he is waiting on me & I
will close as I havent time
to write much my mare is
doing know good & I wisch she
was at home thay say every prvate
that has too horses thay haft to
turn them over to the quartermaster
& I dont like the idie of that
write soon & give me the neus
I remain as ever your son
A J Copenhaver

Date: 
July 24, 1862

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. A, 8th Virginia Cavalry
Rank: 
Private
Residence (County): 
Smyth County, VA

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Smyth County, VA

From

From State: 
Virginia
From County: 
Monroe (W.Va.)
From Note: 
Camp Elison

To

To State: 
Virginia
To County: 
Smyth

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
January, 2013
Proof Date: 

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