George13

Transcription: 

Cannon Hospital Ward C
1863
Legrange Georgia December th 31

Dear Sister I
this Day to [answer?] your kind
letter which I Receaved yester
day and I was glad to here from you
and to here that you was all well but in
Sarrow to here that David was
Sick I am Just about as I was when
I rote before you rote to me to let
you know Something about Clinton
he went to the Hospital about
to weeaks before I left the Redge
ment and I hant herd from
him Since he left So I cant
tell you eney thing about him
Dear Sister when you rite you
rite to me if [you?] got [the?] ring [1]
I Sent to you in the letter
Dear Sister I [receive?] the money that
you Sent to me and was glad to
git it I was needing som veary
bad I am in hops that thay will
[pay?] off all of the hospital
[page 2]
Leagrange Georgia

about the 10 of January
and if thay Doo I will
be glad Dear Sister you must give
my best respects to all of
the family tell Sally that
I hant forgotton her becose I
hant rote dont rite to her
you must tell her and all
of the rist to rite to me
you rote to me if I reseave the
money that Furniaful Sent
to me he did not Send but
five Dollars and I got it
Dear Sister tell Daniel
and miley to be good little
childrn and tell them
that I cant rite to them
this time tell them
howdy for mee So I Shal
close by Saying I remain your
loving Brother Untell Deth
J E George
John George

Footnotes: 
  1. writing obscured at fold
Date: 
December 31, 1863

Author(s)

Unit: 
Company F, 47 GA Infantry
Rank: 
Private

Recipient(s)

Other: 
Sister of Furniaful George

From

From State: 
Georgia
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Troup
From Note: 
Cannon Hospital, Ward C

To

To State: 
Georgia
To County: 
Wayne

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

Get in touch

  • Department of History
    220 LeConte Hall, Baldwin Street
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA 30602-1602
  • 706-542-2053
  • admin@ehistory.org

eHistory was founded at the University of Georgia in 2011 by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry

Learn More about eHistory