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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. 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: 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: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, July 1, [1863]

    • 1863-07-01
    • Letter dated July 1, with 1963 penciled in by another archivist. Daniel tells Sarepta he has a bad cold. They just returned from a rainy 11 day march. They fought some Yankees that were tearing up the railroads as they came through the region, but...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, July 9, 1863

    • 1863-07-09
    • Daniel tells Sarepta he is well again. They have marched to Chattanooga and back, and are now in Loudon. He has not seen John Revis in a month and only John Morgan is with him of the boys, but he expects to reunite soon. He describes Buckner...
    • 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, Aug. 15, [1863]

    • 1863-08-15
    • Letter dated August 15, with 1863 penciled in by another archivist. Daniel tells Sarepta that he, John Pace, and Francis Farmer have left for home, but have been stopped by militia who are rounding up conscripts in Webster, N.C.
    • 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: Sarepta Revis to Daniel Revis, July 21, 1863

    • 1863-07-21
    • Sarepta says that war news is pouring in, but that reports often contradict each other and she doesn't know what to believe. She has received the money Daniel sent her and she is glad he has enough clothes. Her brother, H.T. Ward writes to Daniel...
    • Revis, Sarepta
    • 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: J.A.W. Revis to John M. Revis and D.W. Revis, June 15, 1863

    • 1863-06-15
    • J.A.W. Revis writes his brothers saying he threw out his hip, and is also suffering from dyspepsia which causes him to cough blood. He mentions the battle with the deserters, saying Lt. Garen was shot down. He comments on how many deserters are in...
    • Revis, J.A.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.

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