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


Title
Letter from Robert C. Caldwell, Sept 30th 1863
Description
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.
Date
September 30, 1863
Original Format
letters
Extent
12cm x 20cm
Local Identifier
0845-b1-fe
Creator(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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