Sunday July 3rd 1864
General Hospital No 3 Lynchburg va
R. L. Proffit
Esteemed Sister
On the account of the late
fighting round Peeters burg
know ing that the yankees had
cut the Railroad between
thare and weldon It has
caused me to neglect writeing
for some time but I will
give you another short note
I am still at the hospital
Assisting in cooking for the
sick and wounded.
my far is vary good I guess I
have plenty to eat and will
if any boddy has any &c
The yankes has made a raid
on this place cince I came
[page 2]
Hear they came vary near
taking it but we got troops
in time to give them a nice
thrashing they had to leave all
theis wounded in our hands
we have a bout one hundred
in this hospital they are
the worst wounded men I
ever Saw agood many have
Times are tolearbly Still a bout
Richmond and Peeters burg
It is Supposed that Some of
our forces are going to cross
the Patomac as Ewels &
A.P. Hills corps and others
are now in the valley [??]
As I have no new I will close
These lines leave me will &c [1]
A.N. Proffit

  1. &c = etc. or et cetera
July 3, 1864


Co. D, 18th North Carolina Infantry
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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