Campt Near Winchester va

October 1rst 1862
Dear ma
I take the oppotunity
this Evening to write you
afew lines to let you no
that I have not yet forgoton
you if you have me I have
not Recived a letter from
you since the 7th of August
and I want you to write to
me as soon as you get this
and let me no how you
air and where you air this
letter leaves me well and
harty And I hope it may
find you Enjoying the Same
Blessing I Cant tell you any
thing About Brother he is
at the hospital at lynch
Burg va we left from thair
when we started Over in
to mayraland we took
a trip over thair to see and
to Bee Seen we had a nice
[page 2]
little fight [1] Over thair on
landing and we got what
Patty give the Drum [2] you
no what that is we then
fell Back to the Potomac
River and taken our P[as???]
[????????????????????????] [3]
a nother fight and we give
them the worst whiping that
you ever herd of in youre
life I was Waggon guard
and the Waggons was all Behind
and the yankies come up and
took the waggons and come
verry near geting me they
fird at me But did not
happen to hit me But I tell
you that we had to
faster than I ever did Before
in my life they got my
shoes and gun my Shoes
come untied and I did
not have time to Stop
and tie them so they
got them But that all
[??????????] [4]
[page 3]
Done Some mity hard
fighting this fall But I hope
we will not have much
more fighting to Do we got
three men Kild out of our
Company and 15 wounded Capt
Fudge was wounded he is
at home and he told me
that he would go down to
see you for me and I want
you to get them papers fixt
up and give them to him
and then you can get

money All so Send me
apr of Socks by him if you
Please Nothing more at presant
Only Remain your son untill
J A Everett
Direct youre letter to Richmond
in care of Capt R R Fudge
company K, 11th Reg ga vols
Louis Chambers has not come
yet he is in Richmond
he rote to Joe that he head
Some things [????]

  1. Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862
  2. gave the drum = a beating
  3. line obscure by a fold in the paper
  4. last line very faded and worn
October 1, 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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