September the
1 1863
Camp Near Orange Court howse
Dear Father I with pleasure I
Seat my self to drop yow Afew
lines to let yow know that I am
well at present hoping when those
few liens comes to hand they
may find yow all well I have
nowthing of interest to Right
to yow only I am Very Sorrow
to hear they Report uncle Henry
Howard has got on me Father
I am gowing to Send yow
Apaper to let yow know that
I am indepenat this paper
will inform yow that Report
is all falls I have got it
sine by all my company
who at camps after the
chancellersvill fight And I
want yow to let all my freinds
know that this white bagde
is all Alie And let all the
folks it is One I am honord
higher than that
[page 2 and 3 missing]
[page 4]
September the
1 1863
Dear Mother I Again Seat
my Self to drop yow Afew
liens to let yow I wood
like to see yow once more
as well as can learn your
Brother henry wants to bring
me beneath the notis of A
negro I thank god that
I am Respected by all my
Company I want yow
to do the best yow can
tell I get home I dont
think it will be long tell
I will get home
So no more only Right
Soon W H Brotherton
to Mother

Sister do the best yow can
For yowr Self I will

to William H Brotherton
To Elizabeth Brother ton

September 1, 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: 


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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