Camps Near Richmond Va
Nov 27th 1864
Dear ma
It is With Great pleasure
that Itake my pen in hand
this morning for the purpose
of ancering youre Most Kind
and welcomd letter that
came to hand afew days a go
I was more than glad to hear
from you and to hear that you
was all Well. this leaves me
in good health at the
Preasent time and I hope it
may Reach and find you all
the Same, ma, you must
not think hard of me for
not ancering youre letter
beefore now, the yankies
has torne up the Rail Road
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and Ido not Know whether they
have fixt it yet or not
but I am going to try one
letter any how I am a fraid
that old Sherman will
disstroy Evry thing
in Ga if I had the yanks
all in my Power I would
have an Earth quake and
kill the last one of them
at once it looks like that
we have got to fight them
4 years longer and I tell
you the truth I dont think
that we will bee able to
stand up to them for 4 years
more for we have got
last armey in the field
and they can keep Recruting
their armey all the time
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Ma if the rail Road is in
Repair I would like you would
Send me a Shirt and a par
of Gloves as I have non and
Cant get any hear it is
mity coald up hear and I
have to go on Picket Every
3 days the Deuty we have to do
is verry Hard on us at
this time but we cant Help
it it is got to bee done and
we have it to do
IWas Verry Sory
to hear of thee Death of mr
Brown but we all have to
die Some time I Will Bring
my letter to aclose you
will Pleas Give my Respets
to the children and tell them
that I will come Home as Soon as
I can
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you must Write as Soon
as you get this and write
along letter Direct to
Richmond Va Co K 11th Ga
Andersons Brigade Fields
Division LongStreets Corps
A .N. V.
I reamain as Ever yourse

John A. Everett

November 27, 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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