Lynchburg Va June 12th 1864
Est. Father & Mother
I again write you to let
you know that I am in the best of
health and I trust these
lines will find you the sam
I am sorry to say the yankes
run us away from Stanton
they whiped our forses out
and then the plase but
all that could walk got
away we had a long hard
march through the mountains
we all came to Lynchburg
we are now doing vary well
It is said the yankees are
a going to try this place soone
they have sent out all the men
who are able to fight to meat
them &c turn over
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I am now in the Kitchen
cooking I have plenty to eat
and lots of work to do
I dont know how long I
may stay hear perhaps a
good while and perhaps not
I have written home
Several times cince I was
wounded but I dont
know wheather you got them
or not I wrote for you to
write me while at Stanton
but if you did I left before
it came I have not heard
a word from home cince
the fight I begin to want
to hear from you all vary bad
again but it is no youss
to write me unless I know
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How long I would stay hear
I suppeos you know that
A j. is a prisnor as I have
wrote it before I know
nothing about any of the
rest of the buoys but John Walsh
he went to the Hospt before
the fight with the Measzles
I wrote to Wm Whig and
harve but lef before I
got any ansur &c
Thare is not mutch fighting
going on now they had a battle
near Peetersburg a few dayes
ago the yankes like to have
got her I under stand they
got in sight they ware then
whiped and sent back
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I will close for want of
These lines leaves me in the
best of health and I hope
they may find you and all
my friends well &C

Dont write untill I write

I Close by

Saying I remain
As ever your most
Obediant Son untill

A.N Proffit

June 12, 1864


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: 


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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