Camp Bauregard Waren County NC
Sept 24 1861
Dear father It is with mutch plesure
that I Seat my Self to Let you now
that I am Well and Well Satus fied
hoping that When these few Lines Coms
to hand that they may find you
Well and Doing Well I ReCevied
you Cind Leter yesterday Sep the 23 1861
and was glad to hear that you was all
Well and you Said that if anderso
tow Rote to me A Bout the Contract
Between you and him for to not
Answer him I Shal not But if
you want to now the contract
Right and I can tell you the
Con tract very quick I wold Like
to See you all very Weel But
it is out of my Pour now
But I hope it wont Be Long tell
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Can get to See you all I cant
Right you eney More news
for wee cant get eney for I Dont
think they is mutch A Sturing
Now at this time I think the
yankeys has most giv it up
all that was Don as wee Com
Down Jack Dunkin [1] got Drunk and
him and Charly hall [2] fell out
and Blasingane [3] tryd to make him
hush and he Wot Doit and Blesingane
Struck him With A suord and
hurt him tolerable Bad Dunkin Said
and at Sals Bury hall and Brown [4]
got to Drinking and hall kicked Brown
and hurt him tolerabile Bad Brown
from henarson Wee Drill with
yankeys guns evry Day they was
take from them at Manases
Nomore at presant
onley Remain your Son untill Deth
J A Shipman to A R Shipman

  1. Pvt. H. H. Duncan/Dunkin, Co. G, 1st NC Cav.
  2. Pvt. Charles M. Hall of Co. G
  3. Lt. John G. Blassingame of Co. G
  4. Pvt. E. H. Brown of Co. G
November 24, 1861


Co. G, 1st North Carolina Cavalry, "Buncomb Rangers"
Residence (County): 
Henderson County, NC


Residence (County): 
Henderson County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 
From Note: 
"Camp Bauregard"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
November, 2008
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2008
Letter written by Polk Shipman.

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