august the 11 1864 [1]
camp near culpepper C H va
Dear wife I Seat myself with pleasu
re to drop you Afew lines to in
form you that I feel Some better
to day than I have felt in several
days before though I am not well
yet as fore newse I have non of in
portance to write at present we
are hear in camp yet and I hope
that we will have agood time
heare for we have had hard
times enogh for this Summer
we are [campt?] 19 or 20 miles
from the yankeys now we are
six miles below culpepper C.H.
and the yankeys is on the other
side of the rapahanoc river
and I hope that we may never
get any closer to them in the
ware I must tell you that
A.g mayer has Afurlo[?] hom
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going to Start home rite away
and I am going to Send my watch
and my razor and hoon with
hem and When you get them
if you want to keep the
watch runing when you go to
winde it take the [tor?????]
and turn the key tords you it
is in good runing order and
tell farther and your farther
when they go to pay tax to not
give it in evry body is not Abl [2]
ige to no that you have it at
home So that is all that I will
send with [ha??????] I
will not send any now for i
dont now how Soon we will get
on amarch and it may be some
time before we get pay Send me
some little things back with hem
if you can So I must close by aski
ng you to write Soon and tell me if you
got thease things or not J.J. amick
Mrs M.C. Amick at home my love

  1. Amick was captured on August 26
  2. give it in = list it with the other property
August 11, 1864


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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