Christian Pallace Goldesboro
N.C. June 15th 1862
Mrs. Catharine Lefevers Dear
wife I onst more seat my self
this Sabbath morning to drop you a
few lines to lette you now that I
am still a little own the mend
I would feel tolerable well but
I have Rite smart pain own my
breast at this time and have had
ever Since I have bin in camp
more Sow then Ihad at home
I think lying out dont agree with
me Dear wife I thought when I
Rote you the last letter I would
not Rite now more tell I got to the
Company but as I had a chance of
Senden you Some word by Esqr [Squire]
warlick I thought I would drop you
a few lines as that is the only Sattesfaction
I have to rite to you and when I can
get aletter from you Icant tell you
how often I read it over Just
Sow Ican pass off the time and
it affordes me great pleasure to think
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No2 over what you have Rote
Dear wife I receved a short letter
from you that Henry had rote I was
trewly glad to hear hear from you
onst more and to hear that the
Sweat little one had got well
and the other childrean and your
Self was well Could I just see you
and them just one our it would do
me more good the bes thing that ever
could be Sot before me wen I was
hungry I never have craved enny thing
as mutch in my life as I have craved
to see you and the little Childrean you
may now think you now how I
feal to words you but you cant
omagen how my feelings air to you
Dear wife I have with this letter
Sent you three letters since Henry
was down hear and I have only Recd
the one that F Carpenter fetched mee
Ihad bin Loocken for a letter for
Several days and I had Just started
up to the office when I met Frank
with the letter you dont know how
much good it don me to hear from
you a gain but the nextime you
most Rite more your letter was
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Two Short but I reckon I will
not get enny word from you now
more tell I get to the company as
I recken I will start in a few days if
nothing hapens to me I can Inform
you that thier was some of our company
dide day before yesturday morning
the same one that I had Rote you about
in my other letter Mr Coalmon
Pain I tride my best to get him
sent home but I could not do enny
good I then rote home to his folks
to lette them now it and for them
to com after him if they wished to
do sow he had a wife and three little
Childrean at home I cant Rite
you a mutch of a letter this time
for the train will Start the Redy
I Rote a letter to Henry and one
in with yours to Frank that
you can Read and get some
sattesfaction out of it a bout
the hand you saiud you would
get I rote some thing to henry
a bout it if you can get one it
will be all rite I most close
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Sow nothing more at present
but Remain your offectionate
husband untell Death
Isaac to Catharine Lefevers &


June 15, 1862


Name Variant: 
Isaac Lafevers
Co. K, 46th North Carolina Infantry


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Toni Mitchell and Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
December, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2011

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