Orang Co Va
Camp near Rackcoonford Va
January the 5 1864
Dear Sister
I Seate mi self To ansur your
kind leter which I received Some Time ago I was
glad To hear from you and to hear That you was well
and you childern was well hoping These few lines
reaches you They may find you all well I wod a ritin
To you before This Time but I haden The chance To rite to you
unTill know Dear Sister I received That leter what James rote
me I never anseer yet but I Think I will before long I woden
Send James a leter on less I had united Stamp I got one
the other day you wanted to know a bout James Clothing
what he left in camp I cwooden find out what wente
with them tho ouer fellows got Them I was glad To hear
That James a live I was a fierd he was kill I expect he
is outen this war I dont Think They will exchange prisoners
no more Adline I will Send a hundred
Dollars by Gorge. Flynt I wod a Sent it before
know if I wod had the chance I haven no Small
money To Send To you we haven bin pade off
yet if we was pade off I cwod a got Small
money They say we will be pad off
before long I wish we cwod a bin pad off
before Mr Flynt Started back home
then I cwod a Sente Small mony Adline
I am cooking for Lewtenent Garrel I have
a good time what I had it when I cook for
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the Co it Snow all day yesday The
day The Lewtenent went a Rabbet hunten
but he hant come back yet I dont
Know if he will ketch eny or not
Adline I got a cupple a leters that you
Sent to James one was broken open
I want you to rite if you hear from
James latly this money is dated 1863
what I send you I must bring mi few
lines to a close by asken you to rite soon
to me I haven the chance to rite more
this time reade this if you can
thes lines leavs me well hoping they
may find you the same Direct your
leters to orange C House Va
From your affecinate brother A.J. Speace
To Adline Zimmerman

I dont know when I will get to com
home if ever mi Last word is
Good by to all is back

January 5, 1864


Co. D, 57th North Carolina Infantry


Name Variant: 
Full name is Martha Adaline Zimmerman; goes by Adaline
Residence (County): 
Forsyth County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"Camp near Rackcoonford"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
October, 2010
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2010

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