the 1864
Camp Paton Ashville Aug (1)
Dear Brothers
As I hav Returned from home I
will write you afiew lines I wrote
you afiew lines from home but
I dont know wheather you will
gitit or not I hav been At Home
on 10 day furlow and I will tell you
that I had afine time Ammonies School
was out last weeak they Has abig
examination Thursday an Friday I weash
you could hav been thire I know that
you would hav enjoyed your Self
so well for they was So many girls
there and no Boys but I dun the best
that I could will them All Tine was
thire but I let hur slide but you
had better seen me putting the
little Burton Cathy through Sallie
An Lou was there matt was not
well and there fore I fel Back the
young Burtin and I I made [ai?]
[Pay?] [??] all round
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the girls Actied dialougs on Thursday
knight and on Friday night they Read
Compostiones ther was about twenty
grown girls going they had the nice
est time that eaver has been At
Waynesville I think if my furlow
had been 20 day that I would hav
marid but I suppose you hav in A creas
ed the famlis the knight that you Ruin
your Shirt they say that She sais that ther is
a young Ben coming on I told you that you
had plaid Hell ) I havent any thing of inter
est to write at this time there is nothing
niew in the Contry they are all wel at home
and & gitting along the best they can
corn and oats are fine there is Some flax
in the contrey I dont know how it is that you
dont git our letters for I know that we write
one aweak I wil hav to close fo the morel is
riting one me write son I Remain your
Offectionet Brother Tom B Edmonston
B B & B F Edmonston

August 1, 1864


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


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

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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