Camp Near Orange C H
February 24th 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 all enjoying the
same Blessing I Received Your
Kind letter 22ond and was truly
Glad to hear from You and
to hear that You was all well
I was sorrow that Mr Macy
couldant get me them caps
and needles and Pins but if
he gets them when he comes
back I can send them in
a letter I am glad You
sent me a pair of socks by
mr Macy For I shall need them
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before long mother I sent
You a Black Ring in my
last letter and if You cant
wair it give it to Fanny
or bet but if You can wair
if I want You to Keep it
You wrote in Your last
Letter that Thomas Hunter
was dead I was mighty
sorry to hear of his death
he was such a Fine Man
and I Know it Troubles
Mrs Hunter all most to
deathe For she thought so
much of him Mother I
never have got that dollar
Yet You sent in a letter
I reacon some Body Must
of Broken it open I
want You to plant all
The Irish Potatoes You can
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and Mother I want You
to plant the largest onion
Patch You ever did so when
I come Homes You will
have a plenty I havent
anny thing new to write
at this time I dont think
I will get to come home
this spring unless they Keep
on giveing as manny
furloughs as they are now
untill the 1st May
I must Bring my letter
to a close By saying I
Remain Your loveing son
untill death William A Tesh
To M Tesh & Faimily

February 24, 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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