Campt Near
Fredricks Burg Va
Dec 5th 1862
Dear Mother
I take my pen in
hand this morning to Ancer youre
letter that Capt Fudge Brought to
me I was very Glad to here from
you and to here that you was all
Well I Recived the Socks that you sent
to me and I was glad to get them
for Idid not have any at all
I have Just got Done making Shoes
for the Company I made too pair
in the wouds I made all my last [1]
and then made some mity
Good Shoes I have under Stood
that thair is A large Shoe Shop
in Hayneville and I want you to
Write to me and tell me whether
it is a goverment Shop or not
and if it is ask mr T[??]k or
mr Jeter if they will take me
in if they will I Can come and
Work for the Goverment
[page 2]
the Secetary of Ware Says that he
will detail any one to make Shoes
that has got aplace in one and
if that is a government Shop See
if you Can you must Write to
me and let me no if they Will
take me in and I will Come rite
On and go to work
And if that
is not a goverment Shop try and
See if you Can find Where thair
is one and I Will Write to the man
and See if I Cant get in his Shop
I tell you Iam going to get out of this
ware if I Can and that is About
as good away for me to get out
as any
Well Ransom is over here
Just come over to See mee Well
ma I will have to come to aclose
Direct youre letter to Richmond va
In Care of Capt R R Fudge Co K
11th Reg Ga vols
nothing more at Preasent Only I
remain youre Son untill Death
John A. Everett

  1. last = a shoemaker's last
December 5, 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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