yad kin N C April th 14 /

Dear and very
much respected son I take
my pen in hand to inform
you that we are all well
and truly hope these few lines
will find enjoying the same
Blessing we received your
kind to day the 14 and was
truly glad to hear from you
I have nothing new to rite
only I must tell you that
Will bran starts back next
weak dink gorden is going
with him to the army I think
it is the best thing
that dink could do cause
he will have to go any how
[page 2]
William I received some
good coffee the balance of
them pins and I got apaper
of needles in aletter tha
was the right sort of needle
to suit me and I am very
much oblige to you for them
I am going to try and get
you some butter and will
bake you a few cake by Mr
sam harden Will there is
some talk of the
mail stoping for thirty
days if tha do we will
have to stop riting letters
for a while but I hope it
is not so I should not
no what to do if tha do
[page 3]
William I must tell
you poly hauser got a
letter yesterday stating
that sandy was dead
he was sent to a hors
pitle the second day of
April and died the 4
I tell you poly is in
a sight of trouble about
him you may no will
brand is nocking just
like he us to tha are
all well so is all the
Neighbors you think that
govenor Vance will be
electd so do I we have
a greadeale of wet weather
it is going to put peopel
back aheep
[page 4]
I am greatly in hopes
you will get your detail
as quarter Master clerk
I no it will be so much
better for you write sone
an oftene I remain your
loving Mother untell
Death Molly Tesh

When you write to George
Brann Direct to Murfreesboro
NC Co D 62ond GA Cavalry
Care Capt Duvall

April 14, 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 State: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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