Letter from Robert C. Caldwell to Mag Caldwell, October 8th, 1863






Oct the 8 1863


I take my pen in hand to let you no that i am well I hope those fu lines will find you engoying the Same bessing of god Mag i has wrote you two leters bfor this one I herd you was taking on about it by Some Caldwells letter i hope you har recived them before now Mag I want you Send me sum potaoes Sweet bread and tarts and biscuts i dont no meat and Sum coffe by this boy Cleb he Starts home this evening put your provesions in with Mary Sams Box





Send the box to Harris Burg he wil be back in a week to Harrisburg you see Mary Sam and make up the Box and hav it at the Depo when he returning in about 6 or 7 days



nuthing more at present But remain your true friend
R.C. Caldwelluntil death M.I.C

Title
Letter from Robert C. Caldwell to Mag Caldwell, October 8th, 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, N.C. He asks Mag to send him a box of food by way of a soldier who can pick the box up at Harrisburg Depot and bring it to him. He also mentions he has heard from his brother Samuel Caldwell.
Date
October 08, 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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