Letter from Robert C. Caldwell, Sept 30th 1863

Sept 30th 1863

By the help of Almity god I take my seat to drop you a few lines to let you no that I am wet and i hope those fu lines may find you engoying the same Blessin[note] I wold have wireten before this but i have bin on gard for the last four days last days four miles from camp at the ferry on the river we gut here safe we had to lay over on the rode over fair it is ruf but plenty The compny is a most all Sick chils and fevers our crowd is [illegible text] is well so far

in [illegible] Capt McCauley

I havent mutch time to write to you Mag I am on duty all the time Mag write sune let me know all the nuse how you are giting along let all the news whence last time i will write you all [illegible]nuse

Yours affectioned husband
R.C. Caldwell

Direct your letters to Wilmington young's Station Compney 6 R C Caldwell

Letter from Robert C. Caldwell, Sept 30th 1863
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. He discusses sicknesses at camp, guard duty at the ferry on the river, and asks his wife to direct letters to him at Wilmington Young's Station Company C.
September 30, 1863
Original Format
12cm x 20cm
Local Identifier
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
This item has been made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. If you are the creator or copyright holder of this item and would like it removed, please contact us at als_digitalcollections@ecu.edu.

Contact Digital Collections

If you know something about this item or would like to request additional information, click here.

Comment on This Item

Complete the fields below to post a public comment about the material featured on this page. The email address you submit will not be displayed and would only be used to contact you with additional questions or comments.

Comment Policy