Aprile 29 th 1864
Dear, Wife this morn
finds R, C, Caldwell in
good health as which
I feel indeted for
to the giver of all good
I am Detald to work
at the carpenters
trade So I will get
clere of Standing gard
at knight I have made
a fish trap for the
oficers it was that
larg it toak ten
men to tote it I am
going to work at a
house I got back
to Caswell Safe
Sam, Caldwell got
back the 27 Safe
furlos is Stopt
no more men can get hom
[left margin]
get your cor[n] planted Soon as you can
[page 2]
I under Stand all
the conscripts got
of just as I Sed
my hat dus fine
it is hevy but that
Soots the win[d] it dont
blo of So bad one
of my gloves is two
Smal I cant get it
on the other one is
tite to get on tha are
So tite knit tha
wont Strech my tobaco
bag is fine I hant
got much to rite at
present that wold do
you any good or you
wold under Stand
if I hadent a bin Sharp
in geting a furlo when
I did I wodent a gut
home So Nuthing more
to M. J. C. by .R. C. Caldwell
[left margin]
I hant time to rite write Soon

April 29, 1864


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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