[letter written by George P. Parsons]

State of Va orang county Jan the 11 the 1864
my Dear Father I imbrace the Present
opportunity of Writing you a few lines By
reading you a few Will inform you that I
am Well at the Presant time and i hope that these
few lins Will find you all Well and harty I
hav no nuse to Write to you of intrust We
hav Some Cold Weather here nun of the Boys
hant took the Small Pox yet you Write
all the good nuse you hav in your next
letter times is hard her and I am afraid Will
Bee Worse you must rite to all the Boys
ever thing is high her all the Boys is Well
and harty Mary is Well and harty that man
that was to Bee Shot he got a Waye
last Wednesday Befor he Was to Bee Shot
Friday George P Parsons is Well and he is
the Bigas devil in Camp and he Sas that he
Wold lik to Bee at home
you must Come and See us all a gane
I Want you to Lend me Some
onions and Some Beens and Some
Brandy and Some Pork and Some Butter
and Some Corn meel tell Miss Nancy
Welch to Send mary them Clase So
it is giting So dark I cant See how
to Write So I will Say no more
this From Thornton Sexton
to Pryar Sexton Marah Sexton
Mary ses that She wants to See Sis
and Saray the Worst of any Body I evr
Seen and I Want to See all the children
very Bad I Want Mrs Sexton if She
Pleses to mak Mor Robards that clauth
and I Will Pay her When I come home
for it I Want you to Write how you
got home So no mor this From
Mary Sexton rote By the Bigest
Devil in camp and if you cant Belevit
come and See George P Parsons

January 11, 1864


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


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


From State: 
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Jennifer Fields
Transcription Date: 
November, 2008
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2008
letter written by George P. Parsons.

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