Martins Burg V.A. July the 20 1863
mr. A. R. Shipan I Seat my
Self this day to drop you a few lins
to inform you of the los of your
Sun Albert he got Shot on
yesterday the 19 in a fight we had
near martensburg v.a. he was shot in the
right Side but whithe hit Range
in his in Sids or not I cant Say
for the yankes to<?> him off
befor w cold get him out
but if the ball did not not
rang in his in Sids I dont
think hit dangers W. T. Boyd [1]
was Kild in the Sam battal
Ef I hear eny thing Els about
him I will let you no
as Soon as I Can
he went in the battal dismounted
to Sharp Shoot and when he
Started in told
Jackson Kyrkendall [2]
[page 2]
Ef he did not get out
to take his hors and ceap him
for him J K P Shipman has
not come to the Redgment yet
but we ar looking for him
ever day So no mor at this time
but Still Remains yours untel
Death AP Corn to
AR Shipman

Pleas anser this as Soon as you
get my letter and let me hear
from you Derect your
letters to
Winchester Po Va

  1. Pvt. W. T. Boyd, Co. G, 1st NC Cav.
  2. Pvt. J. R. Kuykendall, Co. G, 1st NC Cav.
July 20, 1863



Residence (County): 
Henderson County, NC


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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
November, 2008
M. Ellis
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