Camp Near Fredeckburg June the 3 1863
Dear Father And Mother And Sister I take my pen
inhand to let yow know that I am well at present
hoping when theas few lines comes hand they
may find yow All well I nowthing of interest
to Right to yow only times is civil at present the
boys is lively hear at presant I Received your Letter
day before yestoday And I was glad to hear from
yow All for I haint herd from yow in About
two month first thing I will Send yow 50 fifty Dollars
by Mr Broach And I am gowing to Send another
one Dollar And Also Elizabeth one which is
fifty two when yow want to Right to uncle Bill
And uncle John Dirct your letter to Co G
34 NC troops penders Briggade they will get
them that one yow Sent to them it will
by sometime before they will get it wnless
Jack Allen goes their tomarow William Howd [1]
is coming to our Company before many days
tell Menerva uncil John was well the last I
herd from him I Send All them my Best Respect
And Also I wood like to See them All I want
yow to Right weather yow get this money or
not So no more at present only Right Soon
And give me All the news to Thomas
Brotherton And mother And Sister
from William H Brotherton
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Camp Near Fredickburg June the 3 1863
Dear Granmother And All the Rest
I take the pleasure of writing yow Afew lines
to let yow know I am well at present I
wood like to be at your howse to gow
hunting I See fine times now I am Asharp
Shooter I got Some Strawbery to eat [???]
the last time I herd from uncil William H
was well Granny I wood like to See yow
But disstance wont permit me to See yow
I think thowgh if Nowthing happens I will
get to See yow some day tell aint Matha
I want to know how She is getting Along with
her crop tell her to Send
me Amess of unions to make me Smell
good I think this war wont last mutch longer
for they are Runing off Studdy Some Regment
35 And forty leaves at Atime I think
that is what will end this Cruel ware
I tell yow the Concrips fowght like tigers
Father I am Stundyn tacktics I have went
The the tacticks Sceince the battle So no
More only Right Soon to Granmother
Howard And aints be Certain
And Right Soon
William H Brotherton

  1. Howard
June 3, 1863


Co. K, 23rd North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC
Name Variant: 
Goes by Elizabeth, Betsy
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"Camp near Fredeckburg"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
October, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2011

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