Camp of the 18 N.C.T. Apr 30 64
R.L. Proffit Beloved cister
I again write you not in ansur
to a letter from you but to
let you know that A.j. and
me Self are still Survivers
of the earth and are in
mod eret health at presant
and I hope when these lines
comes to hand they may
find you withe others of my
friends well - We are Still in
camp but we are expecting
to leave Soon the cavarly had
a Skirmish yester day the enemy
was driven back we expect an
early attact Some whare between
hear and Fredericks burg Soon
Our rations are the Same as
when I last wrote turn over
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Cis I have written home
onse or twist cince I have
had a letter when we get any they
all came in a pile we reciepted
a letter from Betty a few days
ago She said She was doing
tolearbly well In form me
in your next what Pap has don
with Jack his age and how
he and you are all Sattisfied &c
Tell pap to do as he thinks best
but If I was in his place I Should
Keepe him. – as I am out of
news I will Soon close
write Soon and give me the news
I hear the desearters are doing as
bad as ever write me the full
account of it give my love to P.
M. cis your brother till
death A.N.P.

April 30, 1864


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


Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, GA


From Note: 
Not listed, "Camp of the 18th N.C.T."; likely Virginia


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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