Camps Near Richmond Va
Oct 29th 1864
Dear ma
I take my pen in hand this Evening
to Drop you afew lines to let you no
that I am well at preasent and Ido
hope this may find you and famiely
all in the Enjoyment of the Same
blessing, ma I have no nuse of
importance to Write to you at this
time Except the yanks tride to
Go to Richmond day be fore yesterday
We had the Pirtest fight the 27th inst
that I Ever Saw in my life the yanks
charged us in 3 lines of battle but
they could not take the works We
taken 7 Stands of Colors and 5 hundred
Prisners that is what our Brigade done
John Leventt of my Company taken
a Stand of the finest collors that
I Ever Saw in my life the yanks
Say that they cost five Hundred Dollars
I dont think that we lost not more
than 100 men in all that we lost
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we did not loose aman in my Regt
and after the fight was over
we all went over in the Field
and we got what we wanted I got
me afine Hat it is Worth 1 hundred
Dollars, I got as much Sugar and coffee
as I wanted well ma as it is geting
late in the day I will come to aclose
By asking you to Remember me in
youre Prayrs and you must write
Soon as you get this tell the
Children Howdy for me Nothing more
at Preasent I Still Remain as Ever
youre Son

J. A. Everett

October 29, 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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