Manases Junction V.A .
November the 13 1861
Dear miss
I this morning Seat my
Self to rite you a few lines
to let you no that I am not
very well to day I hope when
those few lines Coms to hand
they may find you all
well Satisfide I have got
a very bad Cold Wee have
fine times her plenty
to eat and plenty to wair
and nothing to do but wee
have not got any girls to
hug wee do not get to sea them
let alone git to hug them
but wait until wee git
home then wee will
have Som more fun
with the girls
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Our Rigment is gon
on picket to day but I
didnot go with them Joil
is gon with them and
I thought I would rite you
a letter wee are in old
virginia near manasses
Junction at this time and
I dont no wher the yanks
is I dont her much talk
of them now I dont no
whether wee will stay
her this winter or not
thir is Som talk of us
a moving back to old
North Calina which
I hope wee will if wee
do maby thir will be
som Chance of us Coming
home to sea you all O
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Dear Cossen I would
like to see you all
once more before wee die
which I hope wee will
and if wee never oh I
hope wee will all meat
in heaven wher thir is
no more War and parting
thir I want you all
to pray for us to return
home again I want you
all to rite to me if you
pleas Direct your letters
to Manasses Junction V.A.
thirteenth Rigment
N.C. Volenteers in the
Cear of Kernal J. F. Hoke
Company F

James C. Fisher
To Mandy Fisher
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A few lines to viney
Dear Cossen I this day
Seat my Self Self to rite
you afew lines to let you
no I am not very well
but it is the bad Cold I
think ails me you rote
Somthing a bout Miss
Candis tell her my love
is as grate as ever tell
her houdy for me tell
her I would be very glad
to sea her tell her to
rite to me I want you
to do my corting for me
I want you all to rite
to me if you please I must
Close my riting so no
more at presant only be
good folks until I sea you
James C Fisher to
Viney Fisher

November 13, 1861


23rd 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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