Camp near Fredericksburg V.A.
Sunday morning January the 11 /62
Dear Brother
I seat my self this
morning for the purpus of leting you know that I
am well at presant hoping thes few lines may find
you enjoing the same good blesaing there is no nuse
worth relating One thang we had a fight between
two of our boys Mark Wimbly & Q. J. Hudson
Mark stuck him with his knife in front of
his left hip 2 or 3 inches deep he bled powerful
but he is now beter. I thought yestady that
he would die befour now but I now
thank he will get well after while
I recon you hav hird what he was in the
guard hous for. Mark rote that he was in
for skiddadling in the time of the fight
here which was so Quinton has been in
ever sence the fight.
I dont want you to expose this leter for it
may rase a fus an I dont want you to let
every body know hoo rote it to you
I under stand that you wanted H. Lea[s?]
to hav his name inrold as a conscript I
hope that hant your notion if it is I am
deseved in you for I hop no body thare
in that neighbrohood hant of that notion
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You must not thank haird of me for
writing what I do, I dont mean any harm
I only mean that I hope you hant of such
a mind.
I recived som thangs from home the
other day I was mutch pleased for them
but I want to com home just as bad
as ever geting thangs dont sadesfie me
about coming I would be proud to see
you all mutch more to com an see
you all at home an injoing good helth
I recived a leter from charles the
other day which stated that he had bin
in one fight an was taken prisener
I recon he thought that he was in the
very den of ------- he hant seen the
monkey yet by the time he stays
out 2 years he can hav more to talk of
than he has now I dont dout but he
has seen hard times.
Give my love to Sister an the children
tell them houdy for me an that I wish
I was thair with thim I thank I stand som
chance of coming this winter, the wether
is cold an I must close.
Pleas write soon,
As ever your affectionate
Brother G. T. Beavers

January 11, 1862


Co. I, 6th North Carolina Infantry


Co. G, 16th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Chatham County, NC


From State: 
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Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
September, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2011

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