Oct 6 1863
I take the present
opertunity of droping you
a fu lines to let you no
I am well and I hope
those fu lines may find
you injoying the same
blesing of god Mag I have
ben on duty al the time Sin[?]
I have bin here i hant
had time to write to you
i have bin on dutty day and
night on gard fore miles from
camp So i hant had
time to write to you Mag
thare is a gradele of Sick
here Sum dying and Sum
dersrting i want you to
write me all the nuse
tel me al the nuse and how
you are giting along I rec<?>
your letter on the 3
[page 2]
Mag I was glad
to here from you
i dont expect to get home
Soon there is no furlows
given here there is two or t[??]
deserters evry night wee hevent
draud nuthing yet onley meet
and meal Smoul at that
this is a hard place
Soldiers all Sick amost
write Soon tell R.C.C.
all the nuse i hant gut
no nuse to write to you
of importence our crowd
is all well Sum of them
broke down i am Stout
and hea[r]ty i am thankful
for So cind a blessing
bestode on me nuthin
more at present onley remain
your afectioned friend
R.C.C. M. . Caldwell

October 6, 1863


Co. C, 10th Battalion North Carolina Heavy Artillery
Residence (County): 
Cabarrus County, NC


Residence (County): 
Cabarrus County, NC


From Note: 
Not Listed


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
November, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2011

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