Camp Near Peters Burg
Decemb the 1 1864
Dear wife and family it
is with great plesure i seat
my self this eavening
to drop you a few lines to
let you no that i am wel
hopeing when theas lines
comes to you they wil find
you all wel i can tel you
that i got to the redgemed
the last day of November
we got along wel our
horses stod the trip wel
it cost me thirty eight
dollars i found the compy
all wel i got the money
for the mare i sold and
now i wil send the
most of it home i dont
want you to let every
boddy get your letters
i wil send one hunderd
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dollars in this letter and
so on i want you to rite as
soon as you get this letter i am
anxous to hare from you all
i can say to you that i am as
wel as ever i was i would
like to sea you all for it
seams like a long time sence i
sean you but dont bea trouble[?]
a bout it we are expecting a
fite every minet the redgment
is gone now but i dident go
with it i stade in camps i
dont no that i have enny thing
more to rite at this time rite
and give me all the news
try and do the best you can
try an get some body to hall
you wood so nothing more at
preant but remane you
frend untel death i send
howdy to you all Franklin Setzer
to Carline Setzer

December 1, 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: 
From Municipality: 


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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