The first letter of some of the words are capitalized as this must have been a point of emphasis or style back during this time. Where we make the notation of "ineligible" we did speculate the best we could with regards to what the word is.
Times may find you in this same state of health mother. I have written to Dan ineligible - Elber? To John to Wil and (ineligible) know (presumably "no") answer from eney (presumably "any"). Now Mother I want you to to write as Soon as you get this letter.
Know (presumably "no") more from your Son. The item "Civil War Letter Fredericksburg Virginia Confederate Soldier James Sealy 1862" is in sale since Monday, November 9, 2020.
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