April 25 1863
Tenn Clinton Po.
Dier wife I am blest with
another opertunity of droping
you afew lines to inform you that
I am well and harty at this
time And I do hope that thies
few lines may find you well and
doing well sereptia I no I wont get
to come home to make acrop and
I am distrest to deth pretni about [1]
it but you and clint and elen
must do the best you can it
looks like we will hav to perish
for it is hard times hier now
we dont get more than half
rashins now and it wil get nobeter
and i now that all that dont get
to make Acrop wil be bound
to suffer if not perish to deth A
nother yer we will draw 15 dolars
amonth from now on and that
wont bord us for every thing is so hi
chickens sels for 2 dollars eggs 2 a
doz. tarts 1 dllar and every thing
in proprtion and thair is but
litle to be baught at any prise
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I think the con federsy is wel
ny lat out I hav nothing
of importanc to rite at this
time I hav rot sinc I got a
leter I want us to pray and
be good and I think the good lord
wil grant us bter times I want
to see you very bad I dreem of
being with you very often and
I hope that god wil work things in
such away that I wil get to come
home to my lit tle sweet I want
you to rite to me as often
as you can for I now that I dont
get all the leters yourite and
for that reson you must rite
oftener it pleses me so wel to get
a leter fromyou that I think if
you all knew how well it plez
mee you wold rite oftener than
you do so I must bring my
leter to aclose by saying
I remain your loving husband
until deth D W Revis
To Sareptia S revis

  1. pretty nigh
April 25, 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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