Camps in Line of Battle Near
August 9th 1864 } Richmond Va
Dear ma
I take my pen in hand this
Evening to write you afew
lines to let you no How I am
geting on at this time I am
not in the best of Health
at this time but I do Hope
this will find you and the
rest of the famiely all in
the best of Health I recivd
aletter from you the other
day that you Sent by Bill_
Dollar and was verry Glad to
heare from you you Stated
in the letter that you had
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Sent me Some Cloths but I
have not got them yet Bill Dollar has not come in to the
company yet he Sent the
letter by one of the Regt
I hope that it will not bee
long before I get the Cloths
for I am needing them very
much Well, ma, I have not
got any Nuse to write to you
at the preasent the War is
Still going on and we air
yet in the Ditches and the
Wether is mity Dry and Hot
We have verry Hard Deuty to
do but thank the lord I am
able to do my part and
I am willing as I am able
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I have Just come in from
Picket last knight and I Expe
ct to have to go on Picket again
to knight I will Close my
letter for you will get tird
of reading it Give my
Respects to all teell Zeak and
the baby Howdy for me and
tell them that I want to See
thim Verry bad you Will
Pleas Write Soon and tell
me all the Nuse
I Still Remain as Ever yours

John .A. Everett

August 9, 1864


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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