Camp Gregg 28th Regt N C
Jan 28th 1863
Dear Father and Mother
I take my pen in hand
to inform you that I
am well and hope
when these Few Lines
comes to Hand May Find
You enjoying the same
Blessing I received your
Kind letter 27th and was
Truly glad to hear From
You I havent anny thing
new to Write we have
bin under Marching orders
For Pretty Near 2 weeks
and they said we was a
gowing to go to N C
but I am a Fraid not
and some said we was
a gowing to East Tennessee
But I dont Know
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Wher we Will go and
Some sayes we are a gowing
to Have an other Fight at
Fredricks burg if we do I Know
we can Whip them For we
Have got Brest works to
Fight in I dont Fear to
Fight them hear For we have
Such Good Brest works
Mother I Sent 41 Dollars
of uncle Johns money
to You By Joseph
Revis and I told him
to have it at our House
and he said he wood
If he didant he taken
it at His house he
Lives up to wards Yadkins ville
and I want Father to get
it if he haint and take
it to aunt Lucy
Capt Bohannon Wrote pap
a Letter and he said he
wander What was the
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Reason he Hadant Wrote
to him I wrote uncle
Philip a Letter but Havent
got no answer Yit Mr
Casey is Back to the
company Vet Speer is
down here now and
I reacon I shall send
Some Money home By him
Father I want You
to make a crop this
Summer if you can
For By next Fall corn
will be mighty High
You can make more a
Tending land than You
can By working in the
Shop Tell Jane I have
to do my own washing
and cooking I received
her letter Yester day
and havent got time
to answer it now
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but Will soon
it is snowing now
and is verry bad weather
now I Havent nothing
more of inportance to
Write now Ill Bring
my letter to a close
By saying I remain
your loveing son till
W A Tesh
To M Tesh

Father I sent 20 Dollars
home by Vet Speer and
I want You to get
it and Take the best
care of it you can
I am a gowing to send
more when we Draw
our State Bounty
their is a Large snow
on the ground now
it is half leg deep
W A Tesh

January 28, 1863


Co. I, 28th North Carolina Infantry
Private; later corporal
Residence (County): 
Yadkin County, NC


Residence (County): 
Yadkin County, NC
Name Variant: 
given name is Mary, but goes by Molly
Residence (County): 
Yadkin County, NC


From State: 
From Note: 
"Camp Gregg"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date Note: 
not listed
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
January, 2011

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