Golds borow the Night of the

23rd Dec 1864
D. Wester Dear Father
I seat my self to drop you A
few lines to let you know how
I am I am well and
pleased with the Ide of going
Down be low Wilmington
at Topsil [1] at our old camp 12
Miles below Wilmington

send me A box by Joe
when he comes I recon
Toms jay will get on at
Wilson as we have moved
you may send me some
Brandy in my canteen
If you have got it sum but
ter &c we are Now
wating for the train it is
A bout 12 o clock we ha
ve bin 3 days coming
[page 2]
I will Write in A few
Days A gain I rote to
Ben A few days A go
Exuse bad writing for
my lite is bad Axum [2]
is well give my Love to
[???????????????????] [3]
Martha and Edmond
& family to [??] [??]
[???] friend so I will
close by saying I remain
your son T. C. Wester to
Father D. Wester
Mr Joy please
Send this to Father
D. Wester
as soon as you can

  1. Topsail
  2. Exum Wester
  3. line damaged and unreadable at fold
December 23, 1864


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


Residence (County): 
Franklin County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 


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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