Camp Gragg March the 1 - /63
Dear Friend
it with pleasure
that I seat my self to write
you A few lines , to let you kn
ow that I am well hoping when
these few lines reaches you tha
may find you and famly well
I have nothing of intrust to
write at this time only the health
of our Regt is very good at this
time we have but very litle
sickness in camp at this time
we have had A very large snow
here last sunday it was ten
inches deap & a general thing
gave my love and respects to
all of the famly and except A
good portion for your self you
will pleas send this to farther & mother
R. Womble
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Dear Farther
I now seat my self
to write you A few lines
to let you know that I am
well and harty hoping when
these few lines reaches you they
may find you and famly well
I want to sea you all very
bad but I do not know whn
I can ever sea any of you again
if times keeps quiet I am
in hopes that I can get A furl
ow in the corse of 5 or six weaks
Thay are fulowing at this time
but I do not know how long
tha will continue it I am in
hopes tha will keep it up untill
I can get A furlow the reason
I have not writen befor now
is we have not ben at A station
plus when Brink left I was
[page 3]
off from the Redg and did
not know any thing of it
untill he was gon I have
got some money I would like
for you to have I am Afrard
to risk it by leter tha are so
uncerting about going if I can
see any person going some I
will send you one Hundred
Dolars I could send more but
I want to kep some in hand
for I do not know what migt
take place it takes lots of
money to bie A litle here
tell Mary and Nancy that
I have not forgoten them
yet I would like very mut
ch to sea them and tell
them some of my ups and
downs since I left
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I am going with the wagons
yet I stayed in the hospital
about 4 months I got with my
company at winchester just
after the fiting ended I have
ben in very good health ever
since Gorge and Jack is
both well Gorge look as well
as I ever saw him he is right
fat you know that is some
thing un comon So I will
bring my remarks to A close
by saying write soon and
gave me all the nuse Direct
your leters to Richmond
Co. G. 7.th Regiment N.C Troops
Lanes Brigade So nothing
more at presant only I remain
your afectionate son untill
Death Richard Womble

March 1, 1863


Co. G, 7th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Wake County, NC


Richard Womble's Father


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Sarah Pasquale
Transcription Date: 
April, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2011

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