Camp Gregg 28th Regiment
March 15th 1863
Dear Father and Mother
I take my pen in hand
to inform You that I am
not verry well at this time
but hope when These Few
lines comes to hand may
Find You enjoying the same
all well I have bin sick
For more than a week
I Have Had a pain in
my Head and pains in my
limbs but I am geting some
Better and Hope Ill be well
in a Few days I Had bad
luck the other day I taken
One of my new shirts down
to the branch to get it
washed and the wind blew
verry Hard and a spark blown
on it and burnt
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it clean up I never hated
any thing so bad in my
life capt Bohammon I expect
will come Home in a
bout a week he has sent
up a Furlough and if you
will make me an other
one and 2 ps drawers Checked
like my checked shirt I
will give You 5 Dollars
and send it By the Capt
when he comes I wrote
to You a bout some Butter
You needant to send it
Father I under stand that
Mr Hardin sayes he will
pay half of that money if
You are a mine to You may
go and get it and and
if aunt Lucy is a mind to
take Half you can get uncle
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I Havent nothing more
of Intrest to write You
only I think Ill get a
Furlough some time this
spring Ill Bring My
letter to a close By saying
I remain Your most
affectionate son till
death W A Tesh
To M Tesh and
Jane sent
Your Ring By Thomas

March 15, 1863


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


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


From State: 
From Note: 
"Camp Gregg"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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