Richmond va June 26 1863

R L Proffit
Dear sister
These lines are to in form you
that I am now at Richmond
faring tolearble well thare is but little
the matter with me I only broke
down on the march I wrot you a
short note the other day while at
Gardons ville I left thare in a few hours
after and came hear to Chamber as zo [1]
ward 1 we have enough to eat and good
bunkes to ly upon thare are many of
my acquaintes hear P. Walsh is hear
Eli Robbards Henry Hamby Thomas Walsh
is at Camp Winder not far from hear
he is well he had the shot taken from
his knee the other day for fear you dident
git the letter I started from Gordonville
I will tell you some thing a bout A J
he was well as for health but he broke down
[page 2]
the two last days I was with the Reg
but he stil went on it is said our fources
are in Pensyl vania at thes time I dont
know what thare Idea is It is reported that
the yankes are landing below Rich thare
is a call for volunteers out of the hospittles
to meat them it is said old Jeff has ordard
and the malatia to defend th Citty I must
Soon close by asking you to write Soon
and fail not
Direct thus
[in drawn box on the right side of the page]
A.N. Proffit
3 Divisionn
Ward I
Richmond v.a.

write as soon as you git this
for I dont know how long
I shall stay hear
These lines leaves me
tolearble well hopeing they may find you
all injoying the same blessing give my love
to F[????] allso to unkle Samuals Walshes
family &c excuse bad write in and spelling

No more but remain yours &c A.N.P

  1. Chimbarazo Hospital
June 26, 1863


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


Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, GA


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"Chimbarazo Hospital, Ward I"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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