November the 8 186[3]
in camp at warm
spring Dear wife and
family I now seat my
self to inform yo that
i am wel at this time
hopeing when theas
few line com to hand
they wil find you
enjoying the same blsig
i would be glad to
hear from you all one
more i have never herd
from you but one i want
you to write to me as
soon as you get this letter
direct your letter to ash
ville in care of Capt hill
Vanes battalion i want you [Vance’s]
tel me how you are getting
along and how they are
all doing i can tell you
[page 2]
that i have sene more
then i ever expected to s
see we are now looking for
a fite every minit i
want you to tel me wat
they dun with Brother
Daniel and the rest of the
boys i want you to giv
me all the news in the
coutry tel me if you hav
your wheat sode and
corn getherg or not i am
gitting a long tolerable
wel we dont get much
to eat we made trip in
tennessee a part of my clos
is at camp vance i dont
no if we wil go back ther
or not but if we mete no
more on this side of the [?ear?]
i hope to mete in heaven so
Remember Franklin Setzer

November 8, 1863


Name Variant: 
Sitzer, Satzer
McRae’s Battallion of North Carolina Cavalry; later 1st North Carolina Cavalry
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From Note: 
"camp in warm spring"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Jennifer Fields
Transcription Date: 
October, 2009
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2009

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