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  • All fields: Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 3rd. Company K
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    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, April 15, 1863

    • 1863-04-15
    • This letter is faded and hard to read. John Futch writes his wife that he is generally well but that life is hard and provisions are expensive. He asks her to tell him how much of the money that he has sent to her has actually arrived. He has more...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, Aug. 16, 1863

    • 1863-08-16
    • John Futch writes to his wife that he is well. He asks Martha whether she has drawn any money or not. He has written to his family but has gotten no letters from home. He wants to come home very badly and is worried about his wife. He has some...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: Charles F. [Charley] Futch to John Futch, Nov. 1, 1861

    • 1861-11-01
    • Charley writes to his brother John from Camp Howe in Virginia. He asks John whether they were ever paid for some coopering work they had done for the “Sheltes.” He asks his brother to give his love to their father’s family.
    • Futch, Charles F. [Charley]
    • Letter: Catherine Ramsay to John Futch, March 29, 1863

    • 1863-03-29
    • Catherine (Martha's mother) has heard that the 59th regiment has been involved in a battle in New Bern and tells John about other war news. She is worried about John's involvement in a recent fight near Fredericksburg. She talks about the price of...
    • Ramsey, Catherine
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, April 16, 1863

    • 1863-04-16
    • John Futch tells his wife that he is still not well. He has heard that James Anderson has written to Martha to ask to borrow money from her. John feels that his wife should keep her money because any loan she gives might not be returned to her. He...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, June 2, 1863

    • 1863-06-02
    • John Futch talks generally of camp and a recent drought. They have not been in any battles recently and he has drawn new clothes. He has been paid and would send her money except he has to buy nearly everything he eats. He wants to come home, hopes...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, June 29, 1863

    • 1863-06-29
    • John Futch briefly mentions a battle in Winchester, Va., and a battle near Harrisburg, Pa. He hopes that his regiment will “whip” the Union forces near Harrisburg as they did near Winchester. He is too far away from home to talk about coming home...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, April 20, 1863

    • 1863-04-20
    • John Futch tells his wife not visit because they expect to leave soon. John has heard talk that they might come back to North Carolina soon and if they do then she can come to him. There is cannon fire today above Fredericksburg. The Yankees are so...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, March 19, 1863

    • 1863-03-19
    • John has come back to camp from picket duty. They have plenty of flour but little meat. He wishes he could eat with her but doesn’t know when he’ll be home again, so he asks her to think of him when she eats. Although he wants to see his wife he...
    • Futch, John;
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, March 6, 1863

    • 1863-03-06
    • John Futch tells his wife that he received the items she sent by the captain. He didn’t send the things he wrote that he would send her by Tom Lane. He is sending her $10 through other soldiers and wants her to write to let him know whether or not...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, March 7, 1863

    • 1863-03-07
    • John Futch writes that he is not feeling well; but that he is sending items home through some fellow soldiers on leave (in particular he is sending money by William B. Player and clothes by Thomas J. Lane). He is sorry to hear that she has not been...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, June 19, 1863

    • 1863-06-19
    • This letter was written on a form titled "Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing.” John Futch writes to his wife that his feet are sore from marching. They crossed the river into Maryland yesterday; John says he doesn’t like...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, March 30, 1863

    • 1863-03-30
    • John Futch writes to his wife that he is in better health now than he has been in the past year. The regiment is packing up their current camp, dividing out what to carry on their backs and what to send by train. He doesn’t know where they are...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, May 21, 1863

    • 1863-05-21
    • John writes to his wife that since he last wrote her the regiment has marched for two days and he is weary from the traveling. He thinks they will not stay where they are for long. They are getting very good rations now. He also sends word of where...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch and Martin Ramsey, May 14, 1863

    • 1863-05-14
    • John Futch is sorry to hear that his wife has been unwell and is worried about him. He did not find his regiment in camp when he got to the depot because they had gone on to Hamilton’s Crossing; soon after he joined them there they marched to the...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, May 28, 1863

    • 1863-05-28
    • John Futch thanks his wife for her recent letter and is sorry to hear that she is still unwell. He says that John B. Blake "...did not tel much of a lie for they was a grate deal that did not do there deuty..." He describes the condition of a...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Matha Futch, April 3, 1863

    • 1863-04-03
    • John Futch writes that provisions are low and that if he gets to North Carolina, his wife should bring him food. He thinks there will be likely be starvation in camp soon. He also asks his wife about her planting. He got the letter she sent by his...
    • Futch, John

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