Camp Near Orange Court House Va March 29th 1864
Dear Father & mother
I take my pen in hand
To inform You that I am well only
I have a verry bad cold but hope
when these few lines comes to
hand may find You all well
I recived Your Kind letter Easter
Sunday and was glad to hear from
You we had no Easter in camp
I didant see more than a half
a doz Eggs and couldant get
nerry one to eat but I am
in hopes by next Easter we
all can be at home where
we can ge a plenty You wrote
in Your letter that the house
guard had caught Eervin Dull
I Know he must of Looked wilder
than ever I want You to write
what they have dun with him
[page 2]
and You wrote that the guard
had caught Mr Nadings boys
and they have got a way from
them I want You to write wether
they got them or not and if
they do Write what they do with
them Mother I have got You
1 paper of pins and 1 paper of
needles I sent You three papers
of pins in a letter I want
You to write whether You
got them or not Samuel Hardings
Furlough is gone up and I
Reacon he will get to start home
this weak and if he does I
will send the ballance of the
pins by him I want You
to get me a quart of honey
and a little butter and send
by the first one that passes
I havent anny thing new to
write that will Interest You
[page 3]
There is no nuse a stiring in
camp Father I will get You
them caps and send them to
You but I havent got the
money now to spar but as
soon as we draw I will get them
I will Bring my
letter to a close by
saying I remain Your
son till death
W A Tesh
To M Tesh

March 29, 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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