Civil War Letters
of William A. Black

Transcript:

Letter from William A. Black
to John Black,
Francis M. Black
and Huldah B. Black
 

June 14, 1865

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[Letter written on U. S. Christian Commission Stationery] 

         June 14, 1865 

Well Boys i Supose
that you have got your
presents that i Sent you
Well litle Jo I have
got a nice knife for you
i will Send it in the
next Box that i Send
Well Boys i want you to
tell me wat Benton and
kendle thinks By this time
on the war question and
tell me Some thing a bout
that little Butternut [Haslet?]
and all of the Clang
Well huldah you got yours
and toms likeness taken
aganin
again i Come home

 

 

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Well Boys tell us
if you are going to ha [page torn]
a great time on the
forthe of July and just
  think how you would
like to have us with you
 to take dinner i would
 like to Be their very much
 wright Soon and often Boys
  So good By for
  this time
    this from yours truly
                      Friend
Wm A Black
To John W Black
                    And
Francis M Black
 and Huldah B Black

 

 

  *Note to researcher:  This letter has been transcribed by Archives staff verbatim
as the words appear on the original written page.  The spacing, punctuation, and
capitalization are identical.  Words that are unclear have been enclosed in brackets.