Yadkin NC Feb the 25 1864
Dear Son I seat my
self to drop you afew lines to let you
now that we are all well at preasant
and hope these few lines will find
you enjoying the same Blessing we
received your kind letter to day
the 25 and was very glad to hear
that you was well and faring well
and have plenty to eat it is a
fine thing I hope you can keep
plenty your are fairing better there
than a great many people do about
here I wrote in my letter last
weak about thomas hunter dieing
at kinston george flint is gone
after him he will get here with
him about saterday if he gets
along as he expected tha are
going to enroll and take all the
men from up to in a short
time that [?????????]
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prety clean I recon this call
will get Natings boys I dont think
tha will stand it any longer I belive
that is all that is stiring now hamit
houser has got so he can ride about
alittle William I am very much pleasd
with my little although it is to
little I cant wear it but I wouldnt
take nothing in world for it is a nice
little ring shore your gran Mother
is well and says she is very glad to
hear that you are well and doing well
as you are your Father says if you
can get him some powder with out
to much trouble you may get him
some and send it by the first post
ing for it sells at 20 dollars per
pound here and scarce at that
I want you to write soon and often
for we want to hear from you I
must I remain you loving
Mother untill Death Molly Tesh
To W A Tesh

February 25, 1864


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


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


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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