Proffit5

Transcription: 

State of Maryland Camp Thunder
C.L. Proffit Dear brother
Thes lines are to in form you that we are all
well greaty hoping these few lines Reach you and
find you with all the rest of my friends injoying
the same blessings I havent any news to rite
you of much importanc more than we have had
quite a frisky time since we left Richmond we
left thare monday the 1st of September and hav
marched 8 days in succession and cooked our rashion
evry night we waided the and at Patomack River
we have past many Seenes both plesand and unplesand
we passed many battell graunds thaugh not exactly
thraugh any, we have passed many beautifull Townes
and villedgs when we left Richmond we expected to go to
Gordan ville and Stay there Some time but we dident
tarry thare and from thare we started to manasses
and we turned be fore we got quite thare and then
on the accaunt of a hard faught battal in which
which the Southen buoys ware Sucsessfull it was some
[???ken] to See the armey that way taken from the yankess
we all have yankee guns of the best qualety
the men in this Stait are volunteering fast we will
[page 2 is too deteriorated to read]

Date: 
Date Note: 
not listed, but likely between Sept. 9-11, 1862

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. D, 18th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, NC

Recipient(s)

Unit: 
Co. H, 13th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, GA

From

From State: 
Maryland
From Note: 
"Camp Thunder"

To

To Note: 
not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Andrew Albritton
Transcription Date: 
May, 2010
Proofer: 
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2010

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