Peaterse burg va
Deare Wife I seate my oct 10th 1864
self to drop you a few lines to inform you
that i am verry one well at this time i hav
Bin sick for three ore fore dayes but i am
getting Better i thaink i will Be wille
ine a few dayes I hope thoese fu Lines wille
find you and the children will
and harty ase fore nuse I have none onley
they has bin some hard fighting for
the last few weak we have bin running
a boute but we have had good luck
we hav note Bine iney of the hard fighting
Mor than skirmishing we wente ove
to Chafins bluf a few dayes but did
note fighting iney ove a counte
we air Lying in the Breste wirks
hear neare Peaterse burg ther was
some skirmishing in fronte
of hour Brigade yeseto day
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But they was now Dameedg Don
one eather side they was wone man
kilde ine hour Regmente kilde and
severle wounded i got the Letter you
sent By Danile Barnette I was truley
glad to hear from you all i wood
rote Befor nowe but we have bine
Marching and fighting alid dile and
I had nowe chance to Righte
To Righte to you I Receivd that Pervisione
you send By Danile and was glad
to gite ite but it wase alle spilte
excepte the tatoes they was good
the Bread was moleded but I eate
and was thaught it wase good aman
cane eate iney thang heare
you muste note gite out of hart about
mee cumeing home for I wille
come ase soone ase I cane you moust not
Gite out of hart I will close sow I Remain
tru huse band Daneile Aanathey

October 10, 1864


Name Variant: 
Company C, 16th NC Infantry


Wife of Daniel Abernathy


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 


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

Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date: 
July, 2010

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