May the 24 1864 N C
Camp Vance Burk County
Dear wife and children
I now Seat my Self to
drop you a few lines to
let you no that i am wel
hopeing when theas lines
Come to hand they wil find
you all wel i would be
glad to see you all one
more but i dont no when
i wil ever sea you enny
more we are now a bout
to start to richmond or
some whare there in the
morning when i rote you
the other letter i dident
no enny thing about it
we then expected to go to
asheville we then got a
dispach to go to camp Vance
and be reddy to take to
trane i would like to hare
from you before i leave
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for i haveent heard from
you sence i left home
i would like to sea you all
before leave but there is
no chance for me to sea you
for i dident have time to
rite so that you could come
to Newton and sea me my
Close and every thing is left
at asheville so i have nothing
but what i have on but
so it is i hope all things for
best i wil now give you
all my advice if i never
sea you enny more in this
wold i want you try and
rase my children rite so
that when we are done
with this world that
we may all meat at gods
rite hand whare there wil
bea no wares to seperate
us i

May 24, 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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