Civil War Letters of Fannie Austin

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Fannie Austin
Letter to
Pvt. Charles H. Austin
Company E
14th New York Heavy Artillery Volunteers

there is no news from vernon in particular

Vernon November 23 1864

Dear Husband
      a few lines to you hopeing to find you quite well as we are about pretty well    i have not felt well this last week but i hope i shell feel better pretty soon    i have had lttle cold     your mother and father send there love     i am writing these few lines to you but god knows weather you will get it or not     for we keep writeing but i am affraid you do not get them     but it is not becaus we dont write     your father has not sold his hops yet     neather has my father.     he is not so he can work yet but is some better     i have not herd from alf lately nor we have not herd from John in six or eight weeks    but his father (?) has herd since then    Eliza & family are well    Eds & Hatts family are well     i do wish i could know more how you get along than i do     for i feel very anxious to know     but i suppose i shell know what it to want    but keep up your spirits    it is hard i know for you to be a prisoner without cloths as you are     but we shell have to leave it all    god knows what is best     live in hopes yet    now i must stop & no more from your loveing Wife Fannie