camp near newmarket tenessee
Febuary the 14 1864 Dear Wife it is
Dear Wife it is
With pleasure that [??????] my pen [1]
to pen you afew [lines?] on this bless
ed sabeth morning [enforming?] you
that I am well hping those few
lines may finde [you?] all in Joying good
health Dear Wife [???????] say to you
that we have [???????????] mile[s?]
from russellvill [towards?] knoxville
We are putting up [winter?] quarters
and as for newse I have but little at
present only thare is Some talk of
our coming to the cost [and?] I hope it may
be So I received your [???] to Wellcom
letter of the 3 and was very glad to
hear from you all and to hear that
you was all well and to hear that
you have A good S[??????????]rly
boy to live with my dear [???????]
hem if you can [????] you think
you need Jack keep[??] my dear
as for clothes I [have?] enough to make out with
[page 2]
at present I [??ed] you would A
[sai???] me [?????] provision but I trust
that if [????] sent me clothes
you put in anything to eat two
and as for [???]ing I would rather
draw it hear for it dont look
like we will ever get our clothing
money no [?????] [?????] me agood
blanket the [?????] they say they
came from the [as?????]ation and if
they did it [????] cost me any thing
I wish that I [??] get it home for my
other some [is????] yet Dear Wife we
are looking [????] John cargle to get his
furlow [?????] expect to send this
letter W[??????]n I forgot to tell
you I got five dollars that you sent me
So I [??????] as I have give you
all the newse that I can think of
at present [so? rite Soon and give
me all the [newse?] at home So I
will close [?????] remain yourse
truly James J amick Mrs. M. C.
A love at home {Amick

  1. large ink stain through middle of page
February 14, 1864


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


Residence (County): 
Lexington County, SC


From State: 
From Note: 
Camp near New Market


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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