Camps of the 11th Ga Regt
Near Richmond Va
Febuary 10th 1865
Dear ma
as I have the chance of
Sending you aletter by hand I will
Write you afew lines to let you no
that Iam in as Good health as I Ever
was in my life and I hope this will
arrive and find you all the Same
I have no Nuse worth your time
we are Still in lines of Battle as
the yanks will not let us camp
in abetter way it looks like they
will go all over this confed
in Spite of all we can do if
mr Sherman wants to get what
the Oald lady give the D[?????]
let Him come against the A N Va
and we will lick him up too
quick to talk about I dont want
you to think that Iam for
afight for I am not but if the
armey of Shermans wants a whiping
they can get it by taking Holt of
the armey of Northern Virginia
I am in for the War let it be
long or Short if I never come home
dont think that time long for we have
got to whip thes yanks or Submit
to them [??????????????????] [1]
then to be a rebel and Submit to the [enemy?]
[page 2]
as the Day is Drawing to aclose I had
better close too Give my Respets to
all I am in hops that Brother will Son be with me as they air Going
to Exchange all of the Prisners on
both Sides
write Soon as you Can
and let me no How you are all
geting on
I Still Remain yours as Ever

John A. Everett
Co K 11th ga

  1. lines obscured by a waterstain
February 10, 1865


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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