Camp near Gordins Vill Va
Jan the 28. 1864
Dear Sister
I imbrace the oppotinity
in anseer to you kind leter which came to
hand the 20 of this month I was glad to
hear form you and to hear that you was well
and your children was well I haden the chance
to rite Sooner for the Brigade Left the 21 of this
month for NC. and the Lieut Garrell was acton
quatermaster and he was left back to take cear
fo the transpotation and I was looking for him
and he ask me if I wanted to go with the
Brigade I Told him I woden march for mi
leg was Two soer if I cwod Stay I wod rather
and then he sed I cwod Stay with him if
I want Stay then we moved near Gordins Vill Va
on the 23 of Jan Some mile and a half of
Gordins Vill and we poot up winters quarters
we have first trate winters quaters know
but I dont know how long we will Stay
her if the Transpotation ant carred to NC.
we will stay her some time but if it is
Taken to NC. we wont Say long her I herd
This morning the Brigade was at weldon NC
day before yesday I Shod like to be with Them
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if They come near home and if They
dont I as live be her for I dont have
nothen to do but Cook and have a good tent
to stay in and a plenty To eat Adline you
rote to me to know if I herd from James
I haven herd nothing Sents that leter
what he rote me and you Seede that
I want to know if you hear from him
and if you do I want you to rite to me how he
is a giting a long Adline I want to know
if you got that money that I sent you
I Sent one hundred Dollars to you by
Gorge Flynt I must bring mi few lines
To a close rite Som Direct you leters to
Gordins Vill Va and give me all the news
From your afectienate brother A J Speace

January 28, 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: 


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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