the 23 Decemer 1863
Dare loving husban I now sete
my self to rite you afew
lines to let youe no that
wee are all well at present
and I hope and pray to god
these fue lines may find
you well and aDuing the
best you can in this troblsom
warld for this warld is nothing
but troble no how Dare loving
husban I received yore cind
letter yastrday and was vary
glad to hair that you was
well and got yore things
I Sent you I Coldn Send
you much that time but
I will Send you abox as
Son as I can git a chanc
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and I want you to rite
to me as Son as you git
this letter and let me no wether
youe are got out of the gard
hous yet or not I wold lov
to hair that youe wold bee
out on time agane Dare loving
husbon the childarn is
agoing to chool now tha Start
a monday morning a lisebeth
rough teaches the chool and
noah and calob and marthan
and emline gos to chool
car he dont goo he ses he
wont go this winter dare
loving husbon I hope and
pray to god that you
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will git home ther another
winter so wee can and
git a long better Dare loving
husban I haf to live a mity
loncom soryfull life in
this world but I hope and
pray to god the time will
swon com that this ware will
end an time agane Dare loving
husbon I want you to bee
Satsfide as well as youe can
and I hope god will spare yore
sweete life to git home
on time agane to see yore
littl loving babe She
tolks about youe every day
Susan Setzer to hir loving husbon Daniel Setzer
[page 4]
December the 23 th 1863

Dear father i now seate my
Self to let you no that i
am well at this time and
hoping when thes few lines
comes to your hands they may
find you well at that
time and doing the best you
can Dear father i received you
Kind letter whitch you rote the
12 of this month paul Setzer
Said that he saw you and
Said that you looked tolable
well and i was glad to hear
that So i must close
for this time rite to me
as soon as you can Daniel
Setzer from Car Setzer

December 23, 1863


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC
Name Variant: 
Full name is Robert Carr Setzer, but goes by Carr
Co. K, 46th North Carolina Infantry
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

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Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date: 
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