Wednesday, January 16, 2013

1862 December 30 Camp Jackson, Fort Gaines

                        Camp Jackson   Fort Gaines   Dec 30/62         

My Dear Wife –
                        I arrived here last Evening about
Sun down all right – Before leaving yesterday
I saw Esteridge and Huid his Girl
provided his wife is willing to give her up
He said he would send you worked at
Dinner time whether or not you could have
her – I am to give $40 – I also saw
Callaway about selling Henrietta –
                                       Your affectionate Husband
                                                      W. H. Locke

William Herrod Locke, Confederate soldier in John Hardy's "Eufala Minute Men" and Captain George A. Robert's Co. C., Fourth Battalion, Alabama Cavalry; before and after the war a dry goods merchant in Eufaula, Alabama. 

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 13485

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