Louisburg Franklin n c
T C Wester Nov the 5 /64
Dear Sir I drop you a few
lines to let you hear from me
I am tolerable well at present
hoping this may find you the
same I have no news of
interst to write to you we
are 5 or 6 miles be for
Richmond down on James
River we have given the yanks
a good whipping since we have
ben here they tried to take our
works but found it to be a
hard job & gave it up I was
out one skirmush when the
fight begun the negroes Charged
our picket lines but was
driven back we are getting on
varry well here now but we
have had some verry ranny
weather here but it is a verry
nice morning now
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When you come back I want
you to come by fathers &
bring me some things the Boys
are all well except Jo Leonard
he has ben sent to the Hospital
I am verry sorry to inform
you that Rufus Bachelor is dead
he died at Winder Hospital
give my Respects to your
father & Mother all so to Mr
House & his family all so
to Miss Nansy & your Wife
& tell them I would be
verry glad to come home & see
them all one more time
write soon be sure to
come by fathers when you
come so nothing more at
present I remain as ever
your friend untill Death
Direct your letters to Richmond
Exum Wester says write to him Va
& [????] [??] whether you got the
Money he sent you or not

November 5, 1864


Name Variant: 
Company C, 28 GA Infantry?


Co. B, 13th North Carolina Infantry
Private; later sergeant
Residence (County): 
Franklin County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"we are 5 or 6 miles be for Richmond down on James River"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Barbara Jones
Transcription Date: 
October, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2011

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