May 22nd 1864
Wilmington, Der Wife
I landed here last
knight we are under
marchin orders I dont
no where we will go
I left every thing I had
only what I cold cary
on my Back at caswell
wee are redy for action
we will to day for Som
point I dont no
where we ma go to
petrs Burg or doun
on the Sound towards
Nubern I cant tell
wee are wating for
orders to march I
cant tel where we will
go the is hard times
in VA Sertin and Shore
[left margin]
I will rite as Soon as I get to where I am going
[page 2]
R, C, is not so
Well I have a risen
on my neck rite in frunt
I cant buten my Shirt
color and my Bowls is
Deranged So I feel like
I am aflicted this morning
his is a butiful moring
one of our co is gone to
Kenansville 2 CO gone
to Masonsborough Sound
and co C is on hur way
to Sum point I no not
where So you See
we are Scaterd to
and fro Well Mag I
have just eate my Brecku[??]
a cup of black coffe and
and 2 biscut that is
R C breakfust but I dident
want any this morning
my bouls is out of
repare Direct to Wilming
your letrs to Wilming
[page 3]
Mage clere that pece of ground [1]
where the Spring is it
wont take much work
to clere it and fence it
run the fence from
the Bars [&?] up to
the coner of the
[page 4]
if you cant git it clerd
Dont Rent I think you
can git it Don write
Swon R C C to
M J Caldwell

  1. pages 3 and 4 are written on a triangular-shaped scrap of paper
May 22, 1864


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


Residence (County): 
Cabarrus County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 


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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