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    • 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. 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: H. C. Ward to Daniel W. Revis, Dec. 17, 1862

    • 1862-12-17
    • Ward, probably one of Revis's brothers-in-law, writes asking after Daniel's and Burt's health. He says he would stay with Sarepta until Daniel got home if he could. Sarepta adds a note that she is well although the baby (possibly John who was...
    • Ward, H. C.
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, Feb. 10, 1863

    • 1863-02-10
    • Daniel tells Sarepta that he and others have had bad colds and have had no paper. They are suffering with lice, and have been smoky from their fires until they look like hams. He also writes that they are "hunting Tories" [Unionists]....
    • 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: 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, 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: 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, 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: Sarepta Revis to Daniel W. Revis, June 7, 1863

    • 1863-06-07
    • Sarepta gives Daniel a detailed account of the raid on the Staton boys. There are more deserters than militia in Henderson County. She wishes she could see Daniel again, and tells him she has moved in with her father.
    • Revis, Sarepta
    • Letter: Sarepta Revis to Daniel Revis, June 17, 1863

    • 1863-06-17
    • Sarepta writes wishing she could see him rather than communicate through letters. She wants Daniel home and is upset by the difficulties of getting letters to him. In answer to his letter urging her to pay for the letters she sends him, she says:...
    • 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.

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