Camp Near Orange Court House
January 23rd 1864
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 enjoying the
same Blassing I received a
box You sent to me by
Daniel Hicks and every thing
was all right in it and
every thing was mighty
good You sent the [???]
the box the 21st Tell Mrs
Laughen our I am verry
much Oblige to her for them
peaches Tell Mrs Hauser I
verry much Oblige to her for
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for them sausage and butter
Tell John his rabit was verry
good you needant to of
sent me anny coffee For we
are a Drawing good coffee
now I think we can Live
now their is Four of us in
a mess and we have got 3
boxes in the Last three days
and will get an other one
in the coarse of a week
or two I havent got time
to rite much now I will
write a Long letter in a
day or two I remain Your
son till death
W A Tesh To M Tesh
I want You to write if
You got them caps or not

January 23, 1864


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 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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