Dec 25th 1863
My Dear Brother
As mr Colbin is
agoing back tomorrow I thought that I
would drop you afew lines to let you know
how we are getting along we are all well
except colds I hope [??????] may find you
enjoying good health [smudge] John I recond
you have heard that we have moved to
possum hollow you must come
home and come to see me and I will
kill a chicken and churn come this Christ
mas and we will have a Turkey for
dinner Mr L keeps killing some
yet he is gone now some where I don
no where after Turkey he is going to
see Tom next week John you must
write me along letter and tell me
all the news. tell Jeff Mc I will
not write to him until he writes to
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me for I have written last have
you all got any christmas down your
way there is none about here I wish
that you could come home and we
would start up christmas I will
have a quilting when you get home and
ask your gal if you will tell me
who it is [????] Billy Allison
& say I think he might write to
me one time give my love to Billy
A[llison?] Billy Mc and uncle J A
and accept alarge portion for your
self write soon from your sister
E. E. Lindsay
To her Bro J. J. Taylor
My love to J. Taylor & George

write soon as you get this

December 25, 1863


Residence (County): 
Orange County, NC


Co. E, 31st North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Orange County, NC

Transcription/Proofing Info

Catherine Pettijohn
Transcription Date: 
December, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2011

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