Chattanooga tennessee october the 26 1863
Dear Wife it is with pleasure that
I seat my Self to drop you Afew lines
to ancier your kinde letter Which
came to hand on the 25 and I Was truly
glad to hear from you all again my
Dear those few lines leaves me and
J.W boath well I have no newse
to write at present the times same
to be quiet heare at present as
fair as I no my dear I want you
to send me A part in a box me
and brother is writing for the
box together I want you to send me
some potatoes and some pinders and
alittle bag of flour and send aloaf
of simon bread bake that good and
dry so it will Save Send alittle
dry fruit that is all that I Will
Write for at present but save
all the pees you have maby if I
get this I Will Write for more
my dear as for newse I have
non of emportance to Write
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only T.g Wheeler and E L amick
landed hear yesterday the yankeys
throws ashell now and then but
non of them has not come near
to us yet and thank god for it I
hope that pease may Spread
over our land in A Short time
my dear Sell Jack if you can for
it will take A lot of truble off
of your hands my dear I sent you
21 dollars in the letter that I Wrote
you on the 24 I Want you to write
soon for I want to hear if you
get it or not So I must close
for this time by asking you to
Write soon and tell me how
mutch corn you get and tell me
all the newse at home for I like
to hear how times is thar
So I close by asking you to
Write soon and fail not So I
Ever remains yourse truly
James. J. amick to Mrs M. C amick

October 26, 1863


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


Residence (County): 
Lexington County, SC


From State: 
From Municipality: 


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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