Camp hill Oct 27th 1861
manassas Junction 6th
regment of N C stats
troops in Care of Capt Tate
Miss Viney Fisher
Dear miss I seat my self down
this after noon to in form
yo that I am well at presant
& hoping when those few
lines Comes to hand that
they will find yo inJoying
the same blessing of helth
I received your letter this
morning and I was happy
to hear from you and to hear
that yo was well and I would
bee more so haper to see yo
Dear lover I am happy
to receive a letter from yo
at any time
[page 2]
it givs me great satisfac
tion to hear from one
that loves me best it makes
me [Glow?] to think that I have friends
behind yo wrote that yo
wanted me to Come home
at cristmas I dont exspect
I Can git of if I Can I
will Come to see yo for
I had rather see yo than
any boddy [else?] in N C
I love the and the alone
and yo are all my desire
I have sead hard times
since I left home a solgar
life is a hard lif to live
but I hop the time
will son Come when
peas will bee mad and I
Can re turn home
[page 3]
and have [?????] at home
and inJoy my self
with yo I would bee glade
to Come home at cristmas
so that we could have
some fun I ant forgat
the flyround we had
last cristmas I wish I could
bee with yo [???] [????] to
tell yo of the things that
I have seen we are exspection
a big fight hear before
long and I think that will
en[d] the matter I am in
hops it will and then I
Can Come hom and in
Joy my self with yo yo
ar my only my desire
I hope it it is your desire we
may live our days out together
[page 4]
Round is the ring
that has no end so
is my love to y
my friend
[written sideways next to the above stanza:]
the rose is
read the
vilet is [blue?]
honey is
sweat and
so are you
my pen is new
my ink is
bluu my
love to you [??]
all tru
[written sideways next to the above stanza:]
love is a un
ion of to
beats in
When this yo see remem
ber me tho many miles
beetwen us the distance
bee I must bring my
letter to a Close so nuthin
more onl write soon I
remain yours From L L
truly and Houk
[???????] fare well
[Lover?] untell death

October 27, 1861


6th North Carolina Infantry


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 


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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