Camp near Fredricksburg VA
November the 20 /62
Dear Brother
I recived yours
of thes which giv me grate sadesfaction to here
that you was all well, this leves me well an I
hope this will find you all the same
I rote som to John an papy yestady I
thought Mr. Williams was goin home this
morning but he is agoin to Stay till
to morow so I thought I would write som
to you I never recived any paper when
I got my shoos.
I have nothing of importants to write
to you at pesant but I hope I shal
when I write again I want you to writ
soon as you get this, we was paid off
the other day but I wont send non
this time I will send a coat by
G. I. Williams it is most to small
for me I for got it when I rote
to John an papy. Tell mother
to wash it an keep it till I
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can [?] send for it you can let
them here you read this
The helth of the regment is beter
we hant got nary one sick in
company I. When I get stationd
I will send for som thangs
I havent time to write any
more at presant
As ever your affection
G. T. Beavers
[upside down]
Mr. I. S. Upchurch

November 20, 1862


Co. I, 6th North Carolina Infantry


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


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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