[First and second pages written diagonally across the pages]

Fisher VA
Brisstow station
6th regment of
N C S T Feb 28th 1862
Dear Miss I seat my
Self down this morning
to inform yo my whare
bouts and whare forths and to
let yo know that I am in the
land of the living inJoying good
helth & hope when those few liens coms
to your lovly hand that they will find yo
inJoying the sam gods blessing & helth I
have a great deal to write but my mind
isent [???]ed in writing this morning there is som a
going home and my mind is on that My dear Love
if I was their with yo I could tell yo more
in our our than I can write in a day my
dear Love I would like to see yo and
talk with yo yo are my tru Love
my only Love that [???] and if
I never see yo any more
on this earth I hope to meat
yo on Canan shore
war parting is noed
no more I think
of yo all day long
and dream
of yo at
[page 2]
is the ring
that has
know end so
is my Love to yo
my friend Your
company has bin most
sweat your union dear
your word has bin delitful to
my ear When this yo see remember
me tho many miles apart we be
Exsept the [??????] from afar your
love to me may end but mine to yo
shal never the rose is read the vilet
is blew pinks is Lovly and and sweat
and so are yo Excuse my bad writing
and spelling as I write in a hurry my dear
Love do knot forget me for I dont exspect
to git to com home tell peace is mad
their was [10?] went home this weak on sick
furlow there is a great deal of sickness
in camp know their was three
died in th[r]ee days this weak
I live in hops of returning
home if I di in disspare
their is a great deal
of fighting a
going on at
this time
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I must bring my
short letter to a close
by asking yo to write
to me and give me all
the news I remain
yours truly and
affectionate Lover
on tell death
From L L Houk

To miss Viney Fisher

I send my Love
and best respects
to Miss Jane and
Miss Mandy and
Mis Tabitha [1] and all
inquiring friend

  1. Tabitha was the youngest of the Fisher sisters
February 28, 1862


6th North Carolina Infantry


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
From Note: 
"Camp Fisher VA Brisstow Station"


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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