Dinwiddie C H Va

March 26 1865
Mr James Robinson
Dear friend
I seat my self to let you
know at I am well hopeing when those
fiew lines comes safe to hand they may
find you & family all well Jim I haint
got mutch news to rite at this time
every thing is quiet to day but
our men had a fight yesterday
near Petersburge they charg the yankees
brest works & taken them & take battery
No 5 & taken 700 50 Prisners & they
say at we dident loose but one man
kill in the charge we are looking
for a big fight here
every day they yankees has got a large
force on our right &c they boys
was all well a fiew days a go I havent
bin with the Regt in 3 or 4
weeks I am doing courier duty at this
time I am at Dinwiddie C H
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Jim I want you to tell capt Brown
or at least I want you to make him get
that lichor for us make him pay the money
for the Brandy & if he pays Lichor
I want you to Sell it right of &
pay the money over to Rutha & if
he pays they money make him
pay what ever lichor is selling
at I wouldent cear for it if I wasent
in det but I am in det som & I want
to pay up what I ow & I want you
to make him count it up & let me
know how mutch is comeing to me &c
So I will close hoping to here
from you soon I Still remain
your friend til Death
T. B. Litten
to Mr James Robinson Direct your letter
to Petersburg va co k 5 NC calv
Barringers Brigade give me all the
news up in your country &c
T. B. Litten

March 26, 1865


Co. K, 5th North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment State Troops)


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 


To State: 
North Carolina
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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
January, 2011
M. Ellis
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