N Carolina April 18th 1863
Lincoln County
Dear Brother I drop you afew
lines to let you Know we
are all well at this time
and hope when those few
lines come to hand they may
find you in good health
I will Say to you that yours
of the 14 inst Came to hand
last evening and I Read its
Contents which gave me great
pleasure to here once again
from you and to here that
you was Still in the land
of the liveing yet I Sent
for Catherine and She come
down to day and Saw the
letter and Read its contents
and what you Rote about
Coming to see you
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I will Say in the Close
of this letter what about
Comeing to see you She is to
let me know all about it
to morrow. you wanted to
know who all was conscripted
las of the neighbors Aaron
Speagle Volunteerd in Hainess
Co Rockett and Wm Brendel
is over the age yet they are at
home But it took a good many
of the men it is but few
left here now I will Say
to you that wheat looks
pretty well it is takeing a
fine Start for we had all
cold nights here yet till now
it is the warmest day we have
had this Spring yet corn is
about to come up now
[page 3]
Arch Lin tends your ground
at home and Emanuel that over
at the other place Arch is going
on fine he has got all his
planted at your house last
week I will try and tend to
what you Said about fan
Hudson has the mule yet
he looks tolerable well
he works good in the waggon
I will See Catherine tomorow
and then I will finish my
letter I have Bee[n] Sick
for the last 2 weeks that
I could do nothing but I
am a most well now if
I Stay So I will tell
you I Sowed Some Rye last
fall and it is heading
out at this time and looks
fine So fare yet
[page 4]
I Saw Catherine to day
and She Said would
Come as Soon as She
could get Ready to
come I will come with
her or get Some good
hand in my place that
will do Jo Stamey will
go with her if I can
not it is a bad
chance for me to come
Right now for I tell
you I have my hands
full at home now
for there is So many men
to tend to here you
may guess how it is
So Nothing more at this
time only Remains your
Brothr till Death
Rite Soon Henry Rhodes
to Isaac Lefevers

April 18, 1863


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


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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