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Letter from Robert C. Caldwell to Mag Caldwell, September 26th, 1864

Date: Sep. 26 1864 | Identifier: 845.1.f.25
Letter from Confederate soldier 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. Robert writes from Camp Jackson, and gives Mag instructions for her upcoming visit to him in camp. He asks her to bring food, clothing, and 200-300 dollars, and tells her to get someone to stay with her sister Martha. more...

Sept, the, 26, 1864
Wilmington Camp Jackson NC

Dear Wife

I take the present opertunity of Droping you a fu lines to let you here from R.C.C I am well By the Blesing of god,, Mag I droped you a fu lines Sum fu days a go as relating to What things I wanted you to fech me I Will menction them again Shoes pants hard Soap eggs buter 15 or 20 pounds of flour flanel over Shirt coffe red peper I dont want much bread if you cant (note: between lines on paper - "a ham") cum send it with Morris Benton or James Haywood tha will pass Harris Dept the 3 or 4 of Oct but if you can come come one and Bring 2 or 3 hundred Dolars with you and Dress up fine and Nice

Well Mag I hant Have Much Nuse to Write to you I Rec your leter Stating a Bout Harvy Starr coming down here I get all your letters in 2 or 3 days from date I recd one from J M.C. to day dated the 24 pore thing it was in Dec I have recd six letters in 4 or 5 last days,, you can get som one to stay with Marthy to you go back[note]

Nuthing Nuthing More at present
R.C.C. to. M.I.C

Bring your Stuff in a trunk

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