Camp near Goldesboro North Carolina
January 1863 Mrs Catharine Lefevers Dear
and ever loving wife i seat myself again
this Sabbath morning to rite you a few lines
to Inform you that I am still well & hope
this may safely Reach you and the Childrean
and find you & them in the same health Dear wife
I rote you a letter last eavning and I will Rite
But a short letter at the present the Reason
I Rite this morning is that I have a chance to send
you Some money as I now you stand In nead
of Some and I cant tell when I will have
the chance of Senden it hearafter I will
Send it By Miles Abbernathey to Newton
or Ramsowers I will send you fifty five
Dollars with him and I hope you may
Get it I will Send you two five Dollar
Bills & I want you to keep them for you
& the childrean and the Balance you can
make youse of it as you think Best Dear wife
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I had not Room in the other letter to rite as much
as I would like to have don I Rote a letter a longtime ago to
now If Sis & Buddy is a goen to School this winter and I have nevr
heard whether you have got a Shool or not & whether they childrean
is going or not you have Rote I reckon But I have never got the
letter I hope to hear In the next letter you Rite and I
hope to hear that you have a School and I hope to hear
that the childrean has bin gowing & that they have done well
by sow doing for If I never get to see them & you now
more in this world I hope and trust to the good lord that
I may meet you & them In that happy world above wheir
we will never never part now more and wheir wars
will be forgotten may the god of all mercy smile
upon you & our Dear & ever loving little childrean
which I have sow often praid to see you & them
one time more in this world I pray to the good lord to
spair your lives & my own that I may have the pleasure
of seeing you and the childrean one time more in
this world I will close By asken yo to Rite again
as soon as this letter comes to hand and lette me now if
You Recd they money I sent you I must finish
at the top I am a gowin to Rite to J. F. Hutson
[written upside down at top of page]
I will now close By saying I Remain your ever
Trew & loving Husband untell Death
Isaac to Catharine and the little when this you
Lefevers Lefevers childrean see forget me

January 10, 1862
Date Note: 
day not listed; approximated to January 10


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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