State of N.C. Edgcom Conty November the 26 1862

Dear and affectionat father and Mother It is Withe grat
pain that I seat my selfe to drop you afew lines to
if form you that Brother Wiet is Ded he Did one the 26 of
this month he has Bin Sicke fore a monte he Will Be Bere
here the Doctr has never told me Whot the Diseas Was so
I cant Say Whot Was the matter With him
Dear and affectionate father and Mother I am Well at this
wore than Bad cole I hope that When this letter gits to
hand it Will find you all in joying your helthe i Want
you to Write to me as soon as you gite this letter if
you please it Dos give me grat plasure to reseve a letter
from you james Did one the 21 of this monthe
and was Bered here in this plas
Deare father Direct your letters to tarboro in
care of N A Ramsey the 61 Regment
company D                       Elbert Carpenter

November 26, 1862


Co. D, 61st North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Chatham County, NC


Residence (County): 
Chatham County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
October, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2011

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