The state of cane tuckey wain co May th 13 1863 [1]
Dier wife I take the presant time to drop you a few
lines to let you no that I am well at this time
we air something over 1 hundred miles from clinton
and air in about 8 or 10 miles of the yanks and do expect
every day when we wil come in contact with them
we air in 8 miles of the cumberlan river thair is three
ridgments of us together and we air under col
farmer acting as generl we air in a bewiful part
of the world sereptia I am a long ways from home
but I am not out of hart yet I hope I will get to come
home again I want you to take good car of your self
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we have had a hard march to get heer and has had
more rivers to waid thani ever saw we hav bin twelv
days on the rode friends I want you to rite to me
and let me no hw you air geting along direct your
leters to clinton and they wil follow the redgment
we cotch atory as we came on and kild him
and the tories shot at our boys and shot one threw
the hat bwt did not hirt hime sereptia i dowant
to see youvery bad and and all therest of the
folks but I dont no whether I will ever hav the plesur
of meting with you any more on erth or not but if
I dont I want you to prepair to mete mee in heaven
so I must bring my leter to aclose by saying
that I remain your loving husban til deth
D W Revis to Sareptia S revis

  1. Wayne County, Kentucky
May 13, 1863


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


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


From State: 
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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