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Henry H. Maley Letters

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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Henry H. Maley
Date: March 12, 1865
Place: Huntsville, Alabama
To: William M. and Elizabeth A. Maley

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 3 pages (21 x 13 cm.) on 1 folded sheet

Number: MSN CW 5023-39

Transcribed by: Jonathan Lawrence and George Rugg, 2004-05

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..Huntsville, Ala: 1865
March the.12.

Dear Father And Mother

I will try and write A few lines in answer to your letter of the 1. I was very glad to here from you. I am as well as common and I hope this will find you the same. The talk is now that we will leave here to morrow or next day I supppose we will go to Noxville [sp. Knoxville] I guess they are looking for the rebs to come in that way or they are going to start an army from their.

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Well we have had a good thing some time we will have to give it up now it is very likely we will git to fight some yet before our time is out I think I could git a long with out fighting any more. I guess we can do it if we have to. the rebs fired in to A train last night and killed one man and wounded 2 more Well I think this is our last campaign and this will last til our time is out. Well their is nothing to write and if there was I could not write it I will have to bring this thing to A close excuse this short letter I will

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try and do better next time. Write often to your hopeful

H H Maley

Wm M
And E. A. Maley

Transcription last modified: 13 Jul 2005 at 03:03 PM EDT

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