March the 29 1861
Dear miss an good old friend
I now take the presant opportunity
to inform you that I am a gitting
a bout a gain which I never ex
spected to do a gain but our good
lord can do many things for us
if wee will look to him I did
rite to you that I never exspected
to See you a gain but I am in
hopes that I will bee able to
com down to sea you and be fore
long in a better fix than you ever
Saw me before for I am triing
to do what is riter an I hope
you ar thiing to do the Same an
aul of the rest of my friends
if you wast to sea me you
wood not no me hardly for I
hav got So fat an fleshy I way
155 I hav a notion of going to
scool this sumer an get sum
more learning if I can I hav
not got much to rite at presant
only tel aul of my old friends
houdy for me tel miles Sherrell
an Sarah E Sherrell houdy
for me I am a coming
down be fore long to Sea you
aul So nothing more at pres
ant only bee a good girl
tel I See you Miss Mandy Fisher
James Fisher to mand Fisher

March 29, 1861


23rd North Carolina Infantry


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


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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