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Letter from Robert C. Caldwell to Mag Caldwell, May 4th, 1864

Date: May. 04 1864 | Identifier: 845.1.f.16
Letter from Robert C. Caldwell to his wife Mag Caldwell. Robert is serving as a private in Company C., 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery near Wilmington, N.C. He tells Mag he is well and that he has sent her 3 letters since receiving one from her. Robert asks about his mother, and agrees with Mag not signing a paper for one of their neighbors to stay out of the war. more...

May, the 4, 1864

Dear Wife

I Seat my Self this morning to answer your kind epistel which found R.C.C in good helth By the great Blesing of God truly So,,This makes thre leters I have sent M.I.C Since I returnd to Caswell I receved one by S.S. Caldwell from you before this one I think you had beter by that wagon if you can Ambers Stafford Started home this morning I told him to come and See you furlows has Started again I think Sum of our mes will get home

Well, Mag, R.C.C hant got much to write to you of impart only I am well that is the best nuse I can Send you I am Sum times working and Sum times Standing guard I just came of gard and got your leter and read it and Sat down and answerd it So I was glad to here from you all especly from Mother tel hur I will write to hur Soon I think you dun righ not cinin[note] McGines paper let him go to the war thats is where he ot to be

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R.C.C. to M.I.C.
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