this Decemer 19th 1863
dare loving husbon I now Sete
my Self to rite a few lines to
let you no that wee ar all
well at present and I hope and
pray to god when thas few lines
coms to yare loving hands tha
will find you well and a dooing
the best you can Dare loving
husban I received yor kind letter
last evning and was very glad to
hair from you that you was
well and I a sorrey too to hair you
was in the gard hous yet but
I hope and pray to god tha wont
cill you for coming home to
see us sum thinks tha will cill
youns yet leavin tha cepe youns
So long in the gard house Dare
loving husbon I sente yor thin
gs and I hope and pray to god that
[page 2]
you will git them I will
Send you a box as Soon as I
can thar is no chance hardly that
ever that a boddy can Send a box
but if Mr troye takes boxes I will
Send you on too and you Say
you want som brandy I
hante hardly got eneything
to put eney in to send to you
that holds eney hardley but I
will try to git frank Deal
to make a cag that will ahalf a
galling Dare loving husbon
I want you to try and bee Sat
isfide as well as you can
I hope and pray to god that he
will spare yore life to git
home one tim agane and Sta at
hom I drem last knight
that youe was at home and
was wonded in yore arme
[page 3]
and I want you to rite to mee
and let mee no how youe
give yore tax in about that
plase down at Mr walldens
whar you last winter
hav much and I want to no
how to give in for it all that
wee hav thee sa wee all
will a hafto give in before
varey long and I want to
no Somthing a bout it Dare
loving husbon I cant har
dly rite this morning I feele
week and bad Dare
loving husbon I want you
to tel mee about this middle
fence over thare at the paster
at luis Sigmons Susan ses
my childrn will hav it all
to make and tha Say tha wont make
it all atoll she ses luis sed
[page 4]
when he was at home that
he jest had aparte thare at the
odom branch to make and the
boys ses the half of that other
is tharn to make too and I want
you to rite to mee how it is and
then thare want bee no firs a
bout it I must close for this
time by asking you to rite son
and hoping to See you be
fore long if gods will so
Susan Setzer to my Dare love
Daniel Setzer god i hope will
[??] [1] [1]
hom agane one time more
in this trublsom wurld
I want you to bee Sat
is fide as well as youe
can and i hope god will
bee mesful to you Susan
Setzer to Daniel Setzer

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December 19, 1863


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


Co. K, 46th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date: 
June, 2010
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