Camp Near Richmond Va
Oct 9th 1864
Dear ma
I take my pen in hand this
morning for the purpose
of writing you afew lines
to informe you of my
health I am in good health
at this time and I hope this
will find you and the
Famiely in the Best of health
Well ma, I have no nuse
of importance to write to
you at this only the goud
Lord has Protected me through
another hard fight that
we had last Friday it
was the hardest fight that
we have Ever bin in Since
the war
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we had to charge the
yankies 3 times and wee
Never lost but one man
and that Was Captain Fudge
he was Killed in the first
charge that we made in
the morning ma It was
the hotest fight [1] that we
have Ever Had It did look
like that we would all get
Killed in Spite of all that
could bee done but thank
the lord we come out as well
as we did and it is thought
that we will have another
fight Soon but I do hope not
for I tell you that we air
all geting tired of this
war and it will have to
come to a close
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Well ma I tell you the
truth I am wanting a pair
of Gloves if you can Send
me apair I would bee very
much oblyged to you Send
them if you can ma it
has bin Just one year to day
Since I got Home and I do wish
that I was thair to day for
it is mity coald Hear ma
give my Respects to all
and Recive alarge Portion
for your Self Direct
youre letter to Richmond Va
in care of Capt J. P. Belvin
Co K 11th Ga
J. A. Everett

  1. Battle of Darbytown Road, October 7, 1864
October 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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