Daniel G. Winegar to Elvira Winegar
Memphis, Tennesse, 13 July 1864.
Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.
Memphis July 13
Absent but Affectionate Wife
is with pleasure that I seat my self to write you a few lines, and to know that there is one
who thinks of me though far away from home and friends, and in return I can assure you
that my love for you is as great as it ever was.
It was ten years ago that to day that we was married and you have always been better to
me than I disserved and I hope that I may always live so to disserve your love. I hope I
may get a chance to to come home and see you and the children I want to see you very
much  there is no news of importance here, I sent you one of the Standard last week
they come to me regular now I want your likeness and the children to. I have got the one
that I brought with me but I want one token now. I T no to write and it is so hot to that I
do not feel like writing much
This from your affectionate