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  • All fields: Daniel W. Revis Letters, 1862-1863. State Archives of North Carolina
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    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, May 18, 1863

    • 1863-05-18
    • Daniel tells Sarepta they are close to the Yanks and the Cumberland River. He is part of a 3 regiment force under Col. Palmer acting as general. He describes crossing rivers and the beautiful countryside. Daniel describes a fight with Tories as...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Sarepta Revis to Daniel Revis, Oct. 12, 1862

    • 1862-10-12
    • Daniel Revis's wife Sarepta (signed Srepty) writes to tell him the family is well, his son John is cutting teeth and crawling, and comments on his hogs. She asks that he write her all the war news. Sarepta apparently couldn't read or write. This...
    • Revis, Sarepta
    • Letter: Sarepta Revis to Daniel Revis, Oct. 22, 1862

    • 1862-10-22
    • Sarepta misses her husband, and wishes she could see him and hug him. The family is well. On the secong page, John Morgan (Sarepta's mother was a Morgan so he is probably a cousin) writes that he is coming to Daniel's company. Sarepta apparently...
    • Revis, Sarepta
    • Letter: Sarepta Revis to Daniel Revis, Nov. 3, 1862

    • 1862-11-03
    • Sarepta again writes saying she misses Daniel and wishes he were home. Then she mentions harvesting the corn, selling the horse, and that one of the hogs died. She comments on the health of the children. Sarepta apparently couldn't read or write....
    • Revis, Sarepta
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, April 7, [1863]

    • 1863-04-07
    • Letter dated April 7, with 1863 penciled in by previous archivist. Daniel tells Sarepta he is still sick, but getting better. The camp only draws quarter rations and so he is hungry. He wants her to tell him what she will do with the livestock...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, April 13, [1863]

    • 1863-04-13
    • Letter dated April 13, with 1863 penciled in by previous archivist. Daniel tells Sarepta he is well again. He wishes he were home, but doesn't see peace coming soon. He also asks her to tell "clint and birt and davis to nevr come hier for it is...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, April 20, 1863

    • 1863-04-20
    • Daniel writes Sarepta that his troop went to Jacks burrow (Jacksboro) expecting to fight, but no enemy was there. He notices the corn is being planted in Tennessee and the trees are turning green, and wishes he were home to plant his own corn. He...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, [ca. Nov. 15, 1862]

    • 1862-11-15
    • Daniel Revis writes his wife saying he is well and hoping she and Slocum are as well. He has drawn his bounty and will bring it home as soon as he can. The letter is undated, but an archivist has noted a probable date of mid-November 1862.
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: H. C. Ward to John E. Morgan, May 17, 1863

    • 1863-05-17
    • H.C. (Hezekiah C.?) tells his brother (in law?) John E. Morgan that he is not well. He is tired of the war and misses his brothers. He wants all his friends and brothers to write, and he wants John Morgan to come home. Note: Hezekiah C. Ward was...
    • Ward, H. C.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, Nov. 26, 1862

    • 1862-11-26
    • Daniel writes his wife that he is ill. Mitch has gone to Greenville, Tennessee with bad legs. Daniel has not received a letter from Sarepta for a while, and he can't get a furlough. He expects to leave Knoxville soon, but he doesn't know where they...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, May 31, 1863

    • 1863-05-31
    • Daniel has returned from Kentucky, saying the trip took 23 days. They had 2 battles with bushwhackers, and took cattle and hogs from them. He finishes by saying mail delivery may get difficult.
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, June 5, [1863]

    • 1863-06-05
    • Letter dated June 6, with 1863 penciled in by another archivist. He is still at Clinton, TN, but expects to leave soon. He hears one of the Staton boys got killed and another wounded when troops went to round up deserters. He's tired of the war,...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, Feb. 26, 1863

    • 1863-02-26
    • The letters dated Feb 26 and 27, 1863 are written on the same piece of paper, one on each side. Daniel tells Sarepta he misses her and remarks on the hardships on so little food. He mentions that John is proud that Carline had a daughter.
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Oliver C. Morgan to B. (Bartlette) Ward, Aug. 17, [1863]

    • 1863-08-17
    • Letter dated August 17, with 1863 penciled in by another archivist. O.C. Morgan tells his father and mother (Nancy Ward nee Morgan--it is probable that she had a previous marriage making the Morgan's half-siblings with the Wards) that they are at...
    • Morgan, Oliver C.

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