Tenn Anderson .Co. clinton
April the 20 1863
Dier wife I take the presant
opertunitey to drop you a few lines
to in form you that I am as
well as common and I do hope that
thies few lines may find you well and
doing well we hav just bin atrip to
Jacks burrow and was gon fore days [1]
we herd that the yanks was coming
threw the gap and was ordered
to march upon afree march in sped
but when we got thair we found no
yanks thair but we dont no
what our we may hav to start
back to the gap for they say the
yanks is close thair and we dont no
when we may hav acumbat with
them the pepel is planting corn
hier and the woods is geting green
and it makes me want to be
at home aplanting corn sobad
I cant rest but i now I shal get to
plant no corn this yer sereptia I
want you to keep in good hart for I
stil hope I wil get to come home
before Agrate while
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D W Revis to Sarepta S Revis
show bill the [cower?] sid soon as you get this
for J [M?] Revis
I hav Just received your
kind leter sens I comenst riting
this leter I was glad to hier
that you was wel but I was
sorry to hier that georg was ded
sereptia you rote to me to come
home I now I want to come home
as bad as you want me to come
but I dont see any chance
of geting to come home
we hav Just rceived orders
to start back to the gap
and I hav to rite in a hurry
clint I am sorry for you and
all the rest of your folks for it
seemes like they hav bad luck
I want you to ri ite to me
as often as you can so i must bring
my rmarks to aclose by saying
that I remain your loving husband
until deth D W revis to Sareptia
Dear brother I rite you afew lines to let you
no I am well I this will find you awl well I
recevd aletter from poley that you [broat?] [?]
an one you sent bill I want you to gow thar
as soon as you get this an let them I hav hear
from A[nn?] but I cant get to come they wont let
nobody off now we haf to start to Jacks burrow in a
few minits bill go [sertin?] I will rite as soon as
I can get one hours time I close J M Revis [???]

  1. Jacksboro in Campbell County, Tennessee
April 20, 1863


Name Variant: 
Co. B, 64th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Henderson County, NC


Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Henderson County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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