NC Henderson County June the 9 1863

My Dear loveing Husband
I am bless with the presant
time to drop you afew lines
to inform you that I am
well at this time and I
do hope and trust that
theas few lines may finde
you enjoying the same like
blessing I receive your letter
yes terday with plesure
I was so glad to hear from
you but I am sorry to hear
that you have got so faroff
from me I have bad news
to rite to you at this time
for the war has commence
hear at last thear was 15
of Capt Casees men come
home three Statons three
Longs bob Beding field
and sevral others and
out of 15 about [chalk?]
[page 2?]
has gone back Liutenant
garron come after them
and got about half of them
to goe back the statons
aint gone back nor tha
never will all go back
Liutenant garron tuck
sevral men with him
and went after ruben
and Ambers Staton
and one of them shot
garron and kill him
he dident live more than
hour and half then the
men that was with garron
shot at rube and
Ambers and wounded
them but tha never got
them but Ambers wound
kill him he only live
about one day and night
[page 3]
and rube was wouned in the
shoulders and I dont no
whear he is I hear that
the men is runing a
way fast hear of late and
the malishey is out a
trying to gether them
up but tha come slowe
speed at it for tha aint
gott but four or
five yet and tha hav
been gone aweek and tha
say that the runaways
sends word to Col
[??t?]ned that tha wil
meet him in any old
field and take afight
with him and his men
but tha aint done it yet
nor I dont beleive tha
will for I thinck tha
are [boull?] afraid
[page 4]
to come in contack with
each other thare is
more dezerters than
thare is malishey hear
but some of them has
gone angive up to go back
I am sory to hear that
was in Kentucky
I am afraid I never
will get to see you any
more on earth for I hear
that the yanckeys has
run you all back agood
ways I aint rote to you
in two weeks for I hear
that you had left clinton
I have move to fathers and
clint and Ellen has move
there too I want you to rite
to me soon and offen as you
can so no more but far you
Sarepta S Revis
Well for this time to D. W. Revis

June 9, 1863


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


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


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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