Brandy Station S M North of Culpepper va
Oct. the 27 1863
Wm & Mary Proffit Dear father and –
Mother I drop you a short note to let you
know that A. N. & I are in good health
at present hoping that these lines may
find you all enjoying the same blessing
I have no news of interest to writ I saw
D. M. Carlton the other day he informed
me that W. H. was gone to the Hospitle
he had been un well for sometime & give out
on our late march to ward Manasses
I held out to go there & it was a sevre fight
though My brigade was not engaged neither
was W. H.’s I saw Henry Hamby &
Smith Cox the other day they were well
& harty I have no news further to write
there fore you will please excuse me
for not writing a long letter
I can inform you that Thos
Walsh is at the Hospitle
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P. Walsh is here he looks finely

I want you if you can to have A. N &
I a light wool hat made a pice & try to
send them to us this winter for I do not
know whether we will get to come home
or not When this comes to hand I desire
you to write me a long plain letter stating
the particulars of your business what
you are doing what you expect to do
and how you are getting a long in general
for I am anxious to know I will now
close hoping to hear from you soon
give my respects to uncle Mcalpin & family
to uncle Samuel & family & all en-
qiring friends I close by sub scribing
my self yours truely &c
A.J. Proffit Co. ,D,
18th Reg. N.C.T-
Lane’s brig ade
Wilcoxe’s division
Richmond va

October 27, 1863


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


Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, NC
Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, GA


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"SM North of Culpepper va"


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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