Campt Near Winchester Va
Oct 26th 1862
Dear Ma
it is with great Pleasure that
I take the oppunity this holy Sabath
morning [???] you afew lines to
let you no that I am well at this time
and I hope this will find you and the
rest of the famiely Injoying the same
Blessings I herd the other day that you was
verry sick and I was Sorry to here it
John [??????] told me that you
was sick he said that you had some
Socks to Send to me By him But
you was sick at the time he left and
Could not Send them I wish I had
them for I have not got none nor
havent had in three months and
it is cold wether now and I need some
I have not got But 1 Blanket and
you have no idie how I Suffer with
coald I want you to send me one &
them large Bed Blankets By Capt Fudge
and all so send me a good pr of knit
Gloves if you please [????????????????] [1]
how much I suffer with coald of a night
when I have to stand guard it is hard
But I cant help it if I could I would
for I am just as tired of this ware as
any Boddy in the Confederate States
Just to think that I have Bin away
from home 16 months and cant get
to go home at all this ware
Cant last [?????????????????????] [2]
longer no how and maby I can go
home when the ware Breaks if
I cant go [?????????????]
[page 2]
all of the Company has Bin home
ad it will come my Time next
I have not got no nuse to write to
you that would interest you I want
you to write to me as soon as you
get this letter and tell me all the
nuse for I am all ways glad to
here from you at any and at
all times
you must Excuse my short
letter for it is so Coald I cant write
much longer tell Buck howdy for
me and Kiss hime I like to forgot
to tell you that I went to church yesterday
it was day it did look
like Oald times to go to Church
and to See the women at church
well I will come to aClose By saying
good By Direct youre letter to
Winchester va in care of W H Baskin
1st Lieutenant Comanding Co K 11th
Reff Ga volunteerse
John A, Everett

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October 26, 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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