April the 10 1864
camp near millford Station
Dear Father and mother I seat
my self to drope you a feu
lines to let you know hou
I am giting a long I roat
you a letter the other day
but I feard you did not
git it & I thought I had
better write again I am
will all the boys ar will
I hav no nuse of importanc
to write times ar very
still out hear but I don
think it will bee so no
longer than the wether
yett we hav had a
great deal of bad withe[?]
since we left home it
rained yesterday and it is
now very cloudy and
loks very mutch
like raining at this time
the Soldiers ar in good
hart for they seems to
think that the war will
last this summer
they seem to bee confident
of whipeing so turn
[page 2]
we hav just been on
an inspection we hav
no deauty to do at this
time mutch hav I know ben on gard
but once since I hav
been hear [?] we hav not
drilled mutch we hav
a plenty to eat and I am
the Heartyest I ever was
when you write to me
I want you to let me
know how [???] and times is
my hors was valued a day
or to ago and he was
valued at one thouseand and
thirty dollars they was
[???] [???] valued at more
they seem to think a heap
of my horse the colonel
wants him but money
wont buy time so I must
close for the presant write
soon for I want to hear
from home yours truly
till death
Back your A H Blair
leter to the first NC Cav
gordons Brigade depot

April 10, 1864


Robert M. Blair's Brother
Company D, 1st NC Cavalry


Robert M. Blair's Mother
Robert M. Blair's Father


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
From Note: 
"Milford Station"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis & Casey White
Transcription Date: 
June, 2008
Proof Date: 
July, 2008

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