March th 14 1863

Dear Jasper I am once more
spaird to write you a few lines
to let you now wee are all well
at this time hope ing those lines
may reach yore distant hands
and find you well I have nothing
new to write at this time only
I am nearly distracted to hear from
you I have the one you wrote the
8 of febuary it is seventeen
days now since I herd from you
you shorley could write to me evry
week for that is all the satisfation
I have is to get leters from you if
I cant see you it is a great
pleasure to me to hear from
you I herd to day that thare was
a batle at Kinston last saturday
but I did not hear no particulars
a bout it I hope you was not
in it but I will be uneasy till I hear
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yore mother and family is all
well yore Mother ses she never
did want to see you as bad
we have very prety weather at this
time to work it is no use to say
to you I want to see you for you
now that but I never did want
to see you as bad I dreamed
last night of see ing you I thought
you was at home I can see as
well how you looked I thought you
looked sweet and prety as ever
I wish my dream would come to
pass so I will bring my few
lines to a close for this time
I will write more when I hear
from you this makes three leters
I have wrote you in march and
got nary one from you write to
me often as you can it does me
so much good to hear from you write
evry week any how and I will try
to do the same remain your loveing wife
Nancy King to Jasper King

March 14, 1863


Residence (County): 
Anderson County, SC


Co. D, 18th South Carolina Infantry
Private, Corporal
Residence (County): 
Anderson County, SC

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
May, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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