June .12. po [1863]
Tenn Anderson Co clinton
Dier wife it is with the
gratest of plesure that I seet
my self to rite you a fewlines
to let you no that I am well
And I do hope that when thies
few lines come to hand they
may find you well and doing
well I received your kind
leter yes terday which gave me
grate satis faction to lern that
you was well I am sary to lern
that the war has comenst in
that contrey I was sorry to
hier that ambers staton was kild
after his having served so long
in this hurable war
we air under generl frasure
and we hav to drill very hard
Captin Jones is permoted to major
and lieutenant maris is our captin
Sereptia I do want to see you I
dream about being with you
and I want to be thair but
times wil not a[d]mit of it now
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Sereptia I want you to rite
to me as often as youcan for I
lov to hier from you So i wil
bring my remarks to a close by
saying I remain your afectinat
husban util deth
DW Revis to Sereptia revis
Dier father and mother I take
my pen in hand to in form you
that I am well at this time hoping
thies few lines may find you all wel
Dier father and mother I wold
like to see you and talk with you
but the presant condition of
our distructed contrey wil not
a[d]mit of it now but I hope thair
is aday acoming when we may all
meet in pece again I hav nothing
of intrest to rite about the war
I here many tailes about it but
inever no when to believe any thing
I here the boys is geting along very
well at this time we get plenty
to eat now so imust bring my leter
to aclose by saying I remain your
affectinate Son til deth
D W Revis to Bartlet ward and
Nancy Ward

June 12, 1863


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


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


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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