No the 24 1862
Camp nare Fedrickburg
Dear Wife
I take the present oppertun
ty drope you lines to
Inform you that I am
Well at present I hope
When those fewe lines
comes to hand tha
Ma find in goying
beter helth at hom
at home and all the
Rest of the Settlem
ent I have not got aney
nuse to rite to you
of aney importen
onley we have bine
march fore day and
i expect we will git
in to a fight be
fore long dut [1] I
hope hit ma be
[page 2]
of the rest of the
fight we have expect
but we are nier
of the yankey than
we have ever ben
yet tha ar on one
Sid of the river
and we ar on the
other I have not receive
a leter from you Sens
we left Richmon but
I reseive one from Susan
and the rest of them
all and I was glad
to hear from them
and tha stat in thir
leter you was
well and hit give me
grat Saties fact
we was at cedear
run then
[page 3]
I ont [2] you to rite
as swone you git this
for I hant got time
rite mutch we expect
well live heare to morw
ill [???] has bin haar
to day and he was glad
to see us and we was
glad to see him he
Sed he Sawe Lirey
Cruse fall he was
kill so ded he did
not move apace of
a bom Strack him
I wold like to
see you all my tey
well nuth more
at present onley
remand you affect
housbnd ontell
death Robert Spainho
to Phebe Spainhour

  1. dut = but
  2. ont = want
November 24, 1862


Name Variant: 
Co. D, 57th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Forsyth County, NC


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


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
September, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
September, 2011

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