Camp near Tullahoma Tenn
April 19th 1863
Dear Father & Mother
I take the
presant opertunity to write
you a few lines to let you know
that I am well at the presant
hoping these few lines will find
you all well and doing well
I have nothing of interest to
write our Company is in a
tolerable good helth theirs
Some talk of us having a fight
heare before long reenforcements
is coming in by that it looks
like they are exspecting an at
tact I hav ben thinking I would
get to go to the 14 Regt but
they would not allow us
to swap I was a going to
swap with Jefferson White
but we can not get a swap
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I recon we will have to Stay
where we are the last time I
wrote home I wrote for you to
have me a pair of Shose maid
I have daud a vary good pair
and will not need them
we have draud our pay
up to the first of March I will
Send you twenty dollars the
first chance I have we have have
had vary pretty wether for the
last two or three weeks and it
looks like we all ought to be at home
a trying to make Something to eat
for I think it will be needed be
fore long well I will close without
it was better write when you can
tell me how wheat looks if wheat
crops fails I dont think this war will
last much longer so nothing more
I remain your son J B Patton

April 19, 1863


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: 
From Note: 
"Camp Near Tullahoma"


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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