Camp near fredicks burg va
Dear wife it is with pleasure
that I avale myself of the opp
ertunity of writing you A few
lines to inform you that I
am well and I hope those few
lines may reach you in duetime
and finde you and the children
en Joying the greate blessing of
good health I will tell you that
i got hear yesterday eavning but
not time enough to write to you
I will tell you that I got hear safe
with all that i started with
from home except brothers bread
we had to put our things on
the bagage car and thare they
got mashed up very bad but
i saved it all but brothers
bread that mashed and the
bag tore in two and i hardly
saved any of it the reasen
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that I did not get hear no
sooner we mist connection
of cars I found the boys all on
picket turner came in Just now
and said that they was coming
of guard i hope to see them
all prety soon i saw cosen
D. S. Long and g. A Long and
they are boat well and
fat i have not saw brother
yet i have no news to write
to you only we have marching
orders i cant tell when we
may hav to leave I must bring
my few lines to a cloase
by saying to you that i cant
whether to write or not so
i will close so fare well tell
i can write to you again
nothing more at present but
remaining yourse truly un tell
death J. J. Amick to his Dear
at home M. C Amick

February 19, 1863


Company I, 15th South Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Lexington County, SC


Residence (County): 
Lexington County, SC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
Camp near Fredericksburg


To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Melissa McGinnis
Transcription Date: 
April, 2009
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2009

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