1 December 1864: “We are ordered to the war”

Item Description: Letter from Peter Adams to John Steele Henderson.  He is being sent off to serve in the war.


Item Citation: Folder 36 in the John S. Henderson Papers, #327, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Item Transcription:

Chapel Hill

Dec 1 1864

Dear John,

We are ordered to the war; shift for yourself and watch out well.

I leave here tonight.

I have just seen Bernie he is nearly dead.

Yours in the bonds,

Peter Adams

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