1863 Nov 3


November 3, 1863

City Hall Hospital

Macon, Georgia

My dear companion,

I seat myself to drop you a few lines to let you know that I am not well.  I had a light chill this morning and I have had fever ever since.

I hope these lines may reach and find you and Mollie well, also all the rest of the family.

I will send you a paper of pins and your white bowl that I brought butter in, and I will send twenty dollars by him for you.  You had better pay it to old man Lynch.  I will send some clothing also.  You can use as you please.

I drew a pair of shoes yesterday.  I will draw some more as soon as the payrolls are sent to headquarters and return.

Cap Lynch is here and will start home tomorrow, and I will send these things by him.

My bowels are hurting me.  I can sit up, but I cannot do much today.

I think I will get leave of absence in a short time so that I can come home a few days.

Alfred Perdew passed through here today.

We have lost two men in two weeks in our company.

I will close.

I will write soon if I get no better.

You must write to me.

Yours, etc.

W. H. Harden