Camp near orange. C.H.. V.A.
march the 11th/64
Dear farther I take the privelige of
righting you a few lines which
will inform you that I am well
at this time truly hoping these few
lines may come safe to you and
find you all well. I received a
letter form you which gave me much
pleasur to here you was all well and
dwoing as well as you are and Truly
glad to here from my wife that she
was well and had plenty to live on
for I fear their will be many that will
suffer before next year this time the way
things is going on I se no prosspect of
pease it is fight on ontil we are all kild
the yankes has made sum few rads
on us This spring with cavelry we have
bin cald out a time or so though though
we have not dun much fighting yet
we are in winter quarters yet and
exspect ot stay ontil the last of this month.
then we think the campain will
open in this army and an awful seen
it will to the most of us I am truly glad
to here their is a revival of religion among
the peple at home for I can say to
you that the peple is very very wecked
here. though we have regular preching
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Though it appears the men dont pay
much attention and they no that they
must dy though their is sum few
moners here which I am glad to se
for I no we must dy and if we are
not prepaird for deth what will
become of us I dont have any
idy of coming home this spring
to see you and my family I hope we
may be prepaird to meet each other
in heven whare their will be no
wars nor separation nor separation the
time seemes long since I left home
though I se no prospect of getting to
come home soon I want you all to
dwo the best you can for your selves
ane sister Fileety and Barbra my love
tel them howdy for me tel them to
right to me I must close by saying
give my love to all inquiring frends if
their should be any of such tel them
I disiar the prairs of all my frends
so nomoer at this time right soon
and give me all the news you
can &ca ca
Danel Abarnathy
To his farther and mother
moses,,Abanathy & polly Abarnathy

March 11, 1864


Name Variant: 
Company C, 16th NC Infantry


Father of Daniel Abernathy
Mother of Daniel Abernathy & wife of Moses Abernathy


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From Municipality: 
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To State: 
North Carolina
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Transcription/Proofing Info

Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date: 
July, 2010

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