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Miss Neilia Cave

 

I am most grateful for your remembrance, & the useful present  have made me.  I trust a kind Providence will grant to a nations prayers the success you so ardently desire, & soon restore to us the blessings of peace.  Evidences of its favor are constantly occurring.  Genl Hoke on yesterday stormed & carried the enemy's works at Plymouth N. C. Capturing one Brigd Genl, sixteen hundred officers & men, twenty five pieces of Arty Stores etc

 

With great respect your obtservt

 

R E Lee

 

Camp 21 Apl 64

 

Miss Cave

Montebello VA