John J A Taylor

December 25th 1863
My Dear brother
As Mr Corbin is
going back to morrow I will
write you a few lines to
let you know that I am
well at this time and
hope when these few lines
reach you they may find
you enjoying the same
great blessing John I wish
that you was here to stay
and may be we could
start up Christmas there
is none up here John I got
a letter from C. F. last
week and he said that he
was a going to write to
you as soon as he could hear
where you was and he sent
his love to you I expect
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he will be up before long
I wish that you could get
home to stay tell WW
Allison I think that he
has forgottin his promise he
said that he would write
to me as soon as he went
back and I have not recieve
a letter from him since
give my love to him and
Jeff Mc and keep a large
portion for yourself and
write as soon as you get
this for I want to hear
from you something more
only I remain your affectionate
sister untill death
M Mc Taylor
When this you see
Remember me though many
miles apart we be

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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