Camp Murfreesboro Tenn
Dec 15th 1862
Dear Father and Mother
I seat my self to drop
you a few lines to let you
know how I am getting long
I am getting a long sorty bad at
this time I have ben sick
for the last week but I
am better I think I will
be able for duty in a day
or two I received a letter from
you dated 6th and one from
Jane dated the 28th which
I was glad to heare from you
all and heare that you was
all well I got them things that
you sent to me by Mr Stepp
we are very well fixt heare
now if we can get to Stay
we all have chimneys to our
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tents I recived a letter from
Sam dated the 12th he was
was well and doing vary well
I think he will be down in
afew days to see us we are only
about twelve miles apart
I cant tell you any thing about
the war I exspect you can heare
mour war news theire than
we can heare you must excuse
me for not writing sooner
for I have not had time to
write you must son and give
me all the newes I must
Close at the presant I will
try to do better the next time
I remain your son
J B Patton

December 15, 1862


Co. K, 60th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Buncombe County, NC


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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