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Transcription: 

Feb the 27th 1862
Savannah Geo
Dear Sister
after a long time I take the Present opportunity
of droping you a few lines which leaves me
and Furniaful Both well and I hope that
those welcom [Ethmpathys?] may find you all
well we dont have much sickness hear now
times is tolerable Merry I believe we had some
more Rain yesterday which mad Ever thing
very slick but thank God it is faired off
once more no new worth your attention more
than common for we are stuck on this Is land and
we see no body and no body sees us &c I thought
I had the fever day before yesterday and felt
bad yesterday but I feel tolerable well to day tell
the Boys to look out for the draft or they will
be caught they is so much fuss hear un till I can
think of nothing much to write it appears like Henry
Clary is in a fit about Lewis is not being in [1]
a company & I received your letter day befor yesterdy
our offircers appears very much above us these
days a grate Eale more so than I think there is any
necessary for so I will close by saying you must
write soon turne Over the other side &c&c
[page 2]
If Some of our Offercers dont look
soon they will be drumbed out of our
company that is if it leis in our powers
to do it &c although you need not think [hard?]
of me for saying you can think the more

To leave my native Country a ---
And into a nother to Roam
In arms to stand Gard brave
To fight for Freedom and home

And Freedom that caused me to leave home
Oh Freedom I will mantain
or I will dei Killing Old abe Lincolns men
If it is the southern soil the Yankees Gain

I will Remain your loving Brother
until Death
David George
To his Sisters at home

Wrote by R. W. Woods

Footnotes: 
  1. Lt. Henry Clary of Co. A
Date: 
February 27, 1862

Author(s)

Other: 
Brother of Furniaful and Fereba George
Unit: 
Company A, 29 GA Infantry
Rank: 
Private

Recipient(s)

Other: 
Sister of Furniaful George

From

From State: 
Georgia
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Chatham

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Wayne

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Adam Lockwood
Transcription Date: 
June, 2011
Proofer: 
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 

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