North Carolina March the 6 1864
Catawby County
Der husband take the present
opportunity to drop you a few lines
to let you now that we reseav your
kind letter yesterday and it found
us Wel and this leave us wel we was
glad to hear from you and the baby
says pappy is gone and i think i Wil
after Wene her emly is gone to see losson
Sarted yesterday they took about goin
to mearlean and they are all glad of
it they sa when they git there they
wil stay there wilum bolic is kild
he was kild out there some Where in a fite
they Calvary had a fite beteene
richmond and orn Court house they
kild seven hundred on this side and
two thousand on the outher side frank
lin burnse is gone back to the army
he started last thursday it doont look
like the Ware Wil end soon
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vance says we can fite them
forty year i have give all hope up
of evry living with you a gin
i have fund ded fifty dollars
i had now use for it i cant by
Salt With it nor noth thing that
i Wanted and Sow it wil do to
pay tax With they Sys the tax
wile be a hundred dollars i whant
you to rite wherther your lage has got
wel or not in one more day we wil
get done soing oats We have ploud
tom and he dose mity Well only he
is aulis a Watching and alisning
When he hears enny thing he look
till he See it he is mity lasy
they are a taking the desemeper but
hant got it bade yet now i Close
by Saing dont neglect [??]ting all
you can i dont whant you to for
get me for nver wil for git you
rite soune Calline St

March 6, 1864


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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