N C Cataub Conty [Catawba County]
Febuary 8th 1863
Mr Isaac Lefevers Dear husband
I seat my self this morning to drop
you afew lines to let you now
that we are awl well at this
time and I do hope thes few lines
wil reach your hands and find
you in good helth I can say to you
that I hav not receved no lettr
sens the one that you sent by
Abbernathey it may be that
ther is one in the offes at this time
the wether is so bad that now one
has bin down in severl days I can
say to you that we hav a snow at
this time that wil cont for one
we hav had the coldest wether
this weak that we hav had this
winter the winter has bin very
plesent tel now Dear husband I
am sory to say to you that I do not
now when Henry will com to see
you I wanted him to com rite of but
he sed he cold not com rite now
but he wol try and com in afew
weaks it is hard to git
[page 2]
Dear husband I expect that
mon will hav to go befor long that
is the talk eny how that
the will hav to go rite of and
if he gois now he can git in the
compane that pink is and he
wants to go to him if he dos go I
do not now how I will git to plow
this somer it is hard to git aplow
boy [???] [fore?] it semes like this
war will never end I stil lived
in hopes that it wold end this
Spring and that awl wold git
back to ther homes som time agan
but it semes like it wil never
end I do hope and trust to the good
lord that I wil git to see you
bee for So long if it is the lords
will to [lett me?] I can say to you
that hour chool is not out
yet I can say to you that
Bils is awl well agan he
has not comenst work yet ther
has no one taken the pox yet
and I do not think that tha wil
take them eny more ther has
bin eny of bills in hour
[rest of letter missing]

February 8, 1863


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


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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