Camp Beaurgard Waren Co NC
october the 25 1861
Dear father I take my pen in hand
to let you Now that I am Well
and Well Satusfied hoping that When these
few Lines Coms to hand and find you
all Well I hav Bad nuse to Right
Woodfin has Resind his office Woodfin [1]
is mager over and other Riag ment
Blasingame is throwed out of his ofice
he Went out one Sundy and Jump
one A Boy and Beate him
Badly So I herd he was throwd
out to Day they is 6 of our men
on furlows for nine Days
F M Corn [2] is one of them he’s
going to Start to Mearo
at 2 oClock I can get to
go too But it Will Cost
me A Baut $30 Dollars
to go and Com and onely
hav nine Days to go in
Wee Dont now When Wee Will
Leav hear Wee are in 6 miles
of Va and I Did Not noit
tell the other Daye
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Wee hav A Right smart of Sick
ness her they is Ben onely one
Deth in this Riagment
Sence Wee hav Ben her One of
Capten Crumplers [3] men Died
this morning they Will send him
of to morro By the Cares
Wee start Next thursday to Ritchmon
va and you need not Ansuer
this Leter for Wee Will Right
as soon As wee get Stationd A gain
Jackson Steff [4] is vry Bad offe and
I Dont expect he Will Be Able to go
With us you need not Be uneasy A
Baut me for iCan take Care of my Self
I hav got they Best mess in the
Buncom Rangers and they are al Well
and Well Satusfied onely Steff
he is vvery Bad off So I must Bring
my Leter to A Close By Say ing
I Re main your Dear Son untill
Deth J A Shipman
A R Shipman

I Dont need eney Socks
at all Nomore at presunt

  1. Capt. John W. Woodfin of Co. G
  2. Sgt. F. M. Corn of Co. G
  3. Capt. Thomas N. Crumpler, Co. A, 1st NC Cav.
  4. Pvt. Jackon Steff of Co. G
October 25, 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: 


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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