Wednesday, November 28, 2012

1862 November 29 Camp Narrows Giles County, Va.

Camp Narrows Giles Cty Va Nov. The 29th 1862
Dear friend I take the opportunity
to write you a few lines to let you
know that these few lines will find
you all well. I have no news to write
you that will interest you, we have
made some peperations[sic] for winter here.
I think that we probaly will stay here
this winter, if nothing new takes place.
it is a snowing here now a looks
like there mite be a deep snow. there
was Three of our company ran away
last night. I will give you thier
names Reed Boyd, RollyK[?]
and Rubin P. Terry.  I want to
come home verry bad but I dont
think I will runaway yet awile
for they get to punishing runaways
tolerable bad.  I would like to
hear from Sanders write to me
when you hear from him

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I will have to be very short now
for it is dark I sent you Twenty
Dollars by Asa Scott which
you can do with, as I have
before dirrected and I sent
you thirty Postage stamps
so I will have to close
for this time.  I still remain
your friend  H.A. Heffelfinger
            To-   Delilah P. Jessup

Henry A. Heffelfinger, Co. K, 50th Virginia

MSS 13257

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