P O } March the
Happy Home } 12 /61
Burke Co NC}

Miss Vine Fisher

Dear miss I Seat My
self Down this After
Noon to in Form yo
My whear bouts and
whear Fourths And to
let yo know that I am
on the Land A Mongst
the Living in good
helth & Hoping when
those Few Lines Comes
to hand that they m[a]y
Fine yo in the same
blessing of helth
[page 2]
I hant got any [1]
the of in port tance
to write at presant
the rose is read the
vilet is blew pinks
is sweat and s[o] ar yo
My pen is new my
ink is blew my Love
to yo is all true I
Can not but Love the
I now to bee tru I
ask the [to?] now Cant
thour re turn Love to me
my lifted eye with out
A tear th gathering storm
shal see my stead fast hear
t Shal know no fears
that heart will rest
on the so turn
[page 3]
When this yo see [2]
re mem ber me
tho many miles a
part the bee Exsept the
St[????] from a lo[v?]e
your Love to me may end
but [?????] will never
Excuse nad writ ing
and all mis takes
I hant for got the
morning I left
yet when your beau
tiful fase smileed
up on me give my
best respect to
Miss Jane and
Miss Manday and
Miss Tibbithe [3]
and Love tell them
I would bee g[l]ad
to see them
[page 4]
and I would be g[l]adeer
to see yo and if those
few Lines yo refuse
Paper burnt and me
Excuseed and if those
few Lines yo Except a
lett I Expect
write to me as soon
as those few Lines
Comes to hand and
give me the news
Nuthing more
at presant I
Remain yours affection
ate Loveer un tell
death good by
From L L Houk

  1. “Love” written in upper right corner of page
  2. “Love” written in upper left corner of page
  3. Tabitha Fisher, the youngest sister
March 12, 1861


6th North Carolina Infantry


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Toni Mitchell
Transcription Date: 
October, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2011

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