Newbern NC Craven County
March the 11 day 1862
Dear father and mother I take the
oppertunity to right you afew
more lines I am not well but is
beter then I have bin hoping when
these lines Comes to hand tha may
find you all well I have got
out of the hospitel and is back
in Camp and I think that I will
be able to drill in afew days
Marion is beter I receved a leter
from you last night Stating
that you was all well which
gave me grate Satis faction
to here from you you rote to
no wether I Sent aleter to
Susanna Sexton er not I
did and I want to no whether
She got it er not and what
you wanted to no fur and
what She Sed about it
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I Can in form you that
we are expectin abatle here
now every day thei have had
abatle at nofork last weeke
thei fout four days and Sunk
three yankys vesels I wood
like to see you all very well
but I dont expect that I will
tel my time is out fur thei
wont gave a furlow without
we inlist fur the ware and
I dont intend to dooit so
I must Close my leter gave my
best respects to all of my
friends and tel them to right
to me and I will to them So I
remane your efectionate
Sone on tel deth So fare well

from Thornton Sexton
to Pryor Sexton and Mariah

March 11, 1862


Co. A, 37th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Ashe County, NC


Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Ashe County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
November, 2008
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2008

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