My Deare Wife October 4 62
I receaved youre kind
letter & was glad to heare from
you all I wrote to you yesterday
so I shall send it a long with this
I am very much oblige to you for
the prvission which you sent
me you could not of sent it in
a better time I had just returned
to the camp & thought it was the best
bread I ever eat but herafter when
you send me any thing bee purtecler
who you send it by. Charley got a
letter from his wife stating somthing
a bout you all [s?] coming out heare
I would be more than pleased to
see you in town or any where in
country but do not come to the camp
if we should stay heare much longer
I want to get a place some whare
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near heare for you to boarde a while
if I can get a suitable place for you
I will look around & see if I can &
will lett you know the next
time I write for there is no chanse
to get a furlow at this time but
after this big fight is over in Mrear [Maryland]
lin we can get furlows home but
if that dos not take pace soon I
want you to come out heare & stay
a while eather in the town or country
though I will lett you know a bout
it when I write to you a gain
I have nothing of importance to write
you at present as I have just wrote
I must come to a close with my letter
my Degurorutype I am not pleased
with I think I shall have another one
taken. give my love to all I remain as
ever youre affectionate housmand
J, A, Patton

October 4, 1862


Co. G, 47th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Granville County, NC


Name Variant: 


From Note: 
Not Listed


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Judith C. Bridges
Transcription Date: 
April, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2011

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