Smithfield Virginia
Oct the 9 1861
My dear father and mother
I seat my self this morning
to drop you a few lines to
let you know that Jacob and
I are well at present hoping you
all are enjoying the same blessing
Jacob wrote you a letter the other day
he give you about all the nuse that is
worth relating: Captain Roberts is to
start home this morning he is to
by some cloth for uniforms for
the company he will have the clothing
cutout I want you to go to town
and get Jacob & my suits and have
them made for us and keep them
til we send for them: as we will
want our over coats you can send
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send them all at the same
time all the boys on suannanoa
will have theres made at home
and it will be best for you
to put them all in a box
to gether so I will bring
my letter to a close so nothing
more I remain your son
William M Patton

October 9, 1861


Co. F, 14th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Buncombe County, NC


Residence (County): 
Buncombe County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Toni Mitchell
Transcription Date: 
September, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
September, 2011

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