Camp Vance Burk County
March the 2 1864
Dear wife and children I
seat my self to drop you a
few lines to let you no that
i am wel hopeing theas
few lines lines wil find
you and all the family
wel we are stil at
Camp Vance but i dont
no hw long we wil stay
here the Coumpany aint
near ful yet we have a
plenty to eat here my mes
has fifty or sexty pounds
of flour a head i want
you to rite to me as soon
as you get this letter and let
me no hou you are getting
a long and let me no if
you can work tom or not
i want you to bee careful
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with him and not let
him yel spilt i want
you to keep the plou a
going and keep them all
doing something fo thats
all the chance to live theas
times i have nothing of
importance to rite at this
time so rite as soon as
you get this letter direct
your letter to camp Vance
in care of capt Stowe
a few lines to you
children i want you to
do all you can and make
all the corn and watermelons
you can tel i get home i wou
ld be glad to see you all but
i dont no when that will
bee so i must close by saying
dont forget me I sa houy to
all Frank Lin Setzer

March 2, 1864


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 State: 
North Carolina
From County: 
From Note: 
"Camp Vance"


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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