Pigeon River June 20 1863
Dear Brothers
I Seat my Self tis morning to
write you afiew lines as I hav
a good opportunity of sending it
I Received aletter from you some
time ago but hav not had the
chance of writing be for we hav
been going from one place to another
that I could not write I Seen aletter from
you yesterday of [9th ?] I was truly glad to
hear from you and that you was both
well I was very Sorrey to hear of
Ervin being killed I havent any
thing of interest to write at this
time we came hear from Spring Creak
las weak but I hav not been at
home Since I came it has been nearly
fiv weaks since I was at home
they are very Strict on us hear our
Regt and the 64 Regt is Consolidated
for the present Col Clayton [1] in comand
[page 2]
Some times I hav all most anotion
to come to your compney but I
I dont want to Swap with a d[???]
wiley [???]son wont S[w]ap with
me but I dont think I will I
hav a very easy time hear now I am
act as Sergt Major I think I will
git the appoint ment So Soon I think
we will elect a Lieut in our
Com Soon and I think I will
Stand a fare chance to get that
place but I had Rather be with
you than to either of the placees
they was well at hom yestor[d]ay
I [had?] [???] at Singing
yestorday I hav not seen [??]
[????] Fathe has afine prospect
for corn at this time I dont know
how Long we wil Stay hear write
to this place I will close
with my Love to you Boath
Tom B Edmons

  1. Col. George Clayton of the 62nd NC Inf.
June 20, 1863


62nd North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Haywood County, NC


25th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Haywood County, NC
Residence (County): 
Haywood County, NC

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

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