[Tew??en?] Tenn July the 9 1863

Dier wife I again take
my pen in hand to inform you
that I am well as comen and
I do hope that thies few lines may
come safe to hand and and find
you well and doing well we hav
Just bin to chatenooga 110 miles below
knoxville and staid thair 3 or 4 days
and then came back to louden about 30
miles from knoxville and is [sati???]
hier but idont no how long we wil stay
hier for they hav kept us on the march
for the last month I hav not sen John
Revis in about 1 month thair [????] [??] the
[??] with [mee?] [but?] John morgan but
they say we will be together in afew days
the yanks has whiped our men at
tulehomney and they hav gon [back?]
to chatenooga generl buckner went
to reinforc brag but when [???]
[??????] got thair with his division
of which we air apart generl brag
was in full atreet and we
got out of thair in quick time
when brag left talehomey he burned
[??????] of comisaryies [??????] [other?] [??????]
[page 2]
and he burnd the bridg [??????] [???] [chang?]
and [?] [???????] it was [ami??] across it
and the sort of bilding it [w??]
[200?] thousan dolers and thar is the [???]
[??] thing [go?] they say they yanks has
recent ley taken vix burg mississi
[thee?] yankeys is [meting?] [mitey?] [???]
in east tennessee Serepi I want
to see you mity bad but I dont
no when i will get to come whether
ever or not but I still hope
that I will before agrate while
I want you to take good cair of your
self it dont seem to mee that I can
stay away from my little sweet
much longer I want you to rite to
mee soon and often for I hav not got
aleter from you in amonth direct your
leters to knoxville and they wil
folow me let mee go whair i will So
I must bring my leter to aclose by
saying that I Remain your loving
husban asever untill deth
D W Revis To

Sarepti S Revis

July 9, 1863


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


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


From State: 


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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