[both pages in same handwriting]

Clinton July 13 1863
Dear friend I will right you
afew lines to letyou no that
I am well an I hope theas
few lines may find you well
I sent your things to you
I [?an] ley the wagon afew days
ago but I dont no whether
you hav got them or not I
can say to you that we hav
had ahard time hear since
you left we hav had to stand
gard nearley ever other day
an night sick or well we had
to go Captin went to knoxville
afew days after you left hear
and I hand heard from him
since we hav wanted to be
with you very bad though we
hav faird better than you hav
I expect so no more right to mee
if you hav the chance yours as
ever J M Pearc to C B Bedding
[page 2]
J M Revis to D M Revis
Dear brother I will right you
afew lines to let you no that
I am tolerable well hoping
theas lines may find you well
we hav had avery hard time
agarding hear sinc you left
though I no you hav had aharder
time than mee marching in
the rain an mud we hav aul
walked one twelv months an
if we can get the chance I want to
Join the caveraldry that is the
notion of us hear your
horse would pay you then then
try to get the captin in to hit
if you can if we cant get together
you could swap with someof
of the boys hear an you come
to mee hear thar was 2 letters
come to you hear I sent them
on to you right to mee if you
a can so no more yours as ever
look up

July 13, 1863


Residence (County): 
Henderson County, NC


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


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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