Campt Near Centerville va Feb 11th 1862

Dear ma
I take the oppertuity this morning
to Drop you afew lines I recevd youre
letter some days past not having
time to Reply it till now I was
more than Glad to here from
you and the Children I was afraid
that you had forgoten me or
Elce you did not Care to ancer my
letter I have Bin sick for the last
week not able to do any thing
at all I am mending Some litle
We air Expecting afight Every day
and I think we will Bee in afight
Befor 1 week the yankies is advancing
on us Every day I hope that if they
Do Come on us we will whip them
they took three thousand of our men
Prisners yesterday in North Carlina
the fight lasted too days Well I will
Strike out on somting Elce you
Stated in youre letter that you
wanted to know Whether I had aney
Clothing or not I have not got
But one pr of Pants to Save my
life and 3 prs of socks 3 shirts
Captin Wimberly is going to Richmond
in aday or to and I am going to
send By him after Farthers things
he says he will Bring them to me
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When I get them I am going to
Send them to you, I will not Send
my Pistol But Iwill Send Every
thing Elce he had that is the
Only way you Can get them I have
writen to the ward master for
them and Iam looking for an ancer
from him now
I had Farthers funrl
Preacht last Sunday was aweek
it was the first time I had Bin
to Preaching Since I left home we
have got averry good Preacher with
us he is a babtist minister
I will Close my letter this
may Bee the last time I ever write
to you I may get kild or taken Prs [1]
if ishould go through with the fight
and Dont get kild Iwill write
to you as long as Iam in the Army
I hope you will not forget me
Write as soon as you get this
for I am always glad to her from
you at any and all times may
God Bless Save and Protect you
is my Prayr tell Buck houdy for me
Direct youre letters to manassas Junction
in Care of Captin G..W.. Wimberly Co K va
11th Regiment Ga volenteers
Good By

John A Everett

  1. prisoner
February 11, 1862


Son of Jesse H. Patience Everett; Brother of Thomas H. Everett
Company K, 11 GA Infantry


Wife of Jesse H. Everett; Mother of John A. and Thomas H. Everett


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
May, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2012

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