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Letter from Robert C. Caldwell, Sept 30th 1863

Date: Sep. 30 1863 | Identifier: 845.1.e.1
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. more...

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

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