Camp near Orange Court House Nov 14th 1863

Dear Father & 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
all enjoying the same Blessing I wrote
You one Letter Last Tuesday but
I was a Fraid You might not
get that I would Write You an
other one I got a Long splendid
a comeing down I staid all night
in Petersburg and one day and night
in Richmond and I went a bout
in Richmond right smart and
Looked at the town and saw a
heap of People and a great manny
Things Father I tried in richmond
to get some caps and I couldant
get You anny but I will get
You some the First chance I get
and send them to You Mother I
had a plenty to do me Till I
got to camp without Tetching
My butter or molasses I tell You
it goes splendid now and it was
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a sight to see me eat it and
Think who cooked it and how good
it was I [???] a long with Capt
Apperson and a bout 15 of his men
in raleigh [????] had company all
The way to the regt me and
John Hous come to Weldon to
gether and we enjoyd our selves splendid
to gether when I First got to the
company I had the worst kind of
a cold but I and a geting some
Better now and I think I will
be stout in a Few days Gran Mother
You must take good care of Your self
and do the best You can and I
will do the same Tell bet and Fanny
I Found all my Galls well and they say
You must come and Bring Them a
chicken when You Bring mine John
and sam must stay at home and
sow wheat and and go to the
Shuckins Write as soon as You get
This letter and give me all The nuse
Write What time Father got Home and
how he got a long I must Bring
My letter to a Close By saying
I re main Your loveing son till
death William A Tesh to
Moses Tesh and Family

November 14, 1863


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


Residence (County): 
Yadkin County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 


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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