Camps Near Richmond Va
Febuary 24th 1863
Dear ma
I take my pen in
hand this Evening to write you afew
lines to let you no that Iam not
well at this time I have bin Sick
4 or 5 days and Iam not any better
yet we have bin marching 8 days
and we have had too of the
largest Snow Storms I Ever Saw
in my life and we had to
march in it all and Sleep on
the Snow and that is what
made me Sick and Iam bare
Footed too, and that is rite bad
too, the Snow is on the ground
now 12 or 13 inches Deep we had
abad time for marching through
the Snow and rain but we
had it to Do I think that we
will go to Charleston South Carolina
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Or to Savanah Georgia one
of the too places I think that
peace will bee made by next
may from all the Accounts
that the papers gives us they
air talking verry strong of
peace I am in hops that peace
will bee made before Another
year rolls Over my head for
I think that too years will give
any man Enoughf of the wars
Well I will have to Come to a close
I hope that this will find you
and the children in the best of
health Nothing more at Preasent
Direct to Richmond va in Care
of Captin R R Fudge Company )K( 11th
Regiment Ga vols
Write Soun
J A Everett
To mrs P C Everett

February 24, 1863


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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