[both C. E. Beavers and William Lawrence served in Co. I, 6th NC Inf.]

febuary 24th 1863 Ner frunt Roil VA
Der broth I Am Goin to try to wright
you sum few Lines to Let you Noe that
I Am well An harty As you Ever
Seed Me in your Life An in hopin
When thes few Lines Comes hand
thay May find you An your famley
well An well Doin, I Saw your Letter
to Day An I was Glad to hear from
you All, Der brother I must Say
Sumton A bout patson An that is bad
I receve A Letter from Adson Council
that patson was A No A Count So I Com
to in Clusin that if that was So he
had better Com in My plas An Let
me Com hom An that was the
Reasin I Sent for him for I thoth if
he Dun no Good At hom he mite Due Sum
Good in the Servis that is what I thoth
An I think So yeat) brother I must think he
hant Doin much to work At five Dollars
A month the Rates of 3 bariles Corn A
year he Sent to M for Sum Money
An I Dont in tend to Send him one
Sent if he never Git nun) I Can tell
You what I want Dun As Adson
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has Got to Goe in the Servis I
want him to be bound to Sum Such
A Man As you An [brodwel?] whel
he be Com to be 21 years of Age so if
he wont Doe I think thar is A
way to Make him Doe An Dount
you think So to) I Can tell you
what I think A bout Stain with
Nelson I think it is A bad plas for
him to Stay An I Can tell you Mi
Reasin for it Nelson is Never At hom
An Nobody thar but Mary he had
ote to be with sum Man) So As he
has Got So big I Am Goin to try
bind him out) brother we have
A Cole time here we have A Very
hevvy Snow here it is was A bout
18 inges Deep but We far vey well
here At this time) Rashin is Little
Short I must Come to A Close
by Sain I Send Mi Love to All
the inquiring frends so you must
take A posin of it for you
Wm Lawrance to I. S. upchurch
Wright Soon As you Can So Let
Me her from it

February 24, 1863


Co. I, 6th North Carolina Infantry


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


From State: 
From Note: 
Ner frunt Roil VA

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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