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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, 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 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, 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, 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: 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: 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

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