December the 20 1863
Der be luved hus band i set mi Self this
beuty ful Sabbath morning to let you now
that we are all well and hoping when
these few lines comes to your hand thay
wile find you in the same bles sing
i felt as imust right you a letter not
noing where to right to i hant heard
from you seanc you went to tennysee
i hant reseave a letter from you senes
the 27 ove november the day you start
you rote the letter i doant now what
is the reson you doan rite me aletter
shourly you have forgotten me en
all to gether the uneasy out that i
have seen seance i hant heard from
you i reseave aletter the 18 ove this
month it was rote 19 ove last month
i doant whant you to think that
i have for got you i am think ing
about you evry our in the day
i have rote you fore letters with this
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o that i see you one time more
i have most for got how you lokeed
but if we never meat in this world i
hope to meat in heaven where parting is
no more your broth er danel is in the
gard house yet i have got wats and
joe hats i am sening Sophria and wates
to schoole the baby can toke most ev ry
thing the nig gers are doing well thay
have all got shoes i hve kild mi beaf
last Friday i want you to tri and
git afurlo and come home and eat
beaf and sweat taters i have had mi
heath senes you have bin gone it doant
loke like the ware wil end thay have
cald theme out from 18 to 60 if the
lord wile send his blessing done i am
sick and tird ove the ware so i close
by saing now remember your afflec
ciate wife un tile death whene thise
you see remember me Carolna Setzer

December 20, 1863


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


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


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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