Goals burry wain C NC
January the 18 . 1863
Dear Brother and all I seate
my self this evning to
write you all a few lines
to let you no that I am
well at this time and I
hope when thes few lines
cums to hand thay may
find you all well I
think you don well By
hiring that Boy James
I send ten dollars in
this letter and send a
few Buttingis in the Piller
Sleirp James if you ant
got my Blanket you
must go after hit hit
is I sent hit by
[page 2]
Willis leea [1] and I want
you to git hit at home
and use hit if you want
to do so we exspect to
march in a short time
I dont no whare we will
go too but I will let you
no soun as I can you
back your letters to
Goarlsburry in cear of
Cunerl James A washington
50 rigiment compny
[page 3]
James I think you
got that Boy cheep
enoufe if he is a good
hand you work them
hard and keep them
a goin evry thing is high
and I no you can
make sumpthing by that
Opporration if you
have good luck in
making a crop I want
you not forget to
to git my Blanket
from wilis and then
write to me whether
you got hit or not
and write whether
you got hit or not
and write whether you
gits thes things I send
or not
[page 4]
I would be glad to see
you all if I could
but I cant git a furlow
yet I have tried and thay
wont give no furlows attall
but I will cum the first
chance I git James you
have not sent me word
whether you have Bot
that sault for George
or not he sent me
a letter and told me
he wanted hit I sent
him one and told him
to tell you to By hit
for him I must cum
to a clous By houdy and
good By too to you all
P. W. Broach to J. G. Broach

  1. Pvt. W. F. Lea of Co. A
January 18, 1863


Richard Broach's son
Company A, 50th NC Infantry


Richard Broach's son; remained at home during war


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
November, 2010
Michael Ellis

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