New Kent Cort House va may 12th 1862

Dear ma
I take my pen in hand once
more to write you afew more lines to
in forme you that Brother and my Self
air Both well at Preasent hoping those
few lines may find you and the
rest of the family Enjoying the same
Blessing I wrote to you yesterday and said
in my letter that the yankies had
Powell Daniel and L H Chambers Prisnor
But they have not I herd from them
to Day one of our Boys Came in from
the Hospital to day and said that
the Boys were in Richmond at the
first ga Hosptial I am verry Glad
that they air in Richmond I am sorry
that I rote to you that the Boys was gone
But this will Corrected it I have not
any nuse to write to you yet
Only we air still in line of
Battle cant tell when we will
comence Shooting we may comence
the Battle this Evening I am not
able to say when But thaire
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is one thing I Can tell you we air
Going to fight rite here at this
Place Before we leave it I herd
yesterday that the yankies was
falling Back if that Bee true it
may Bee some time Before the fight
When we was Orderd to Pull off our
Knap sacks and load our Guns the
Knap sacks was Burnt up and we
lost every thing that we had we
have not got any Clothing But
what we have on you must tell
Buck Howdy for me and tell him
not to forget me and my little
goats write soon as you get this
and tell me all the nuse I will
Close Direct your letters to
Richmond Va in Care of Captin
G W Wimberly Company K 11th
Rigiment Ga volinteerse
I remain youres Respectfuly
Good By
John A. Everett

May 12, 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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New Kent


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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