Richmond V.A.
August 18th 1862
Miss Viney Fisher
Dear cosen I take
the opportunity of answering your kind letter which
came to hand to day but did knot find me well
I hav knot bin well for a good while but I hope
I will be well in a few weeks I do knot no what
is the matter with me without it is the fever
I am knot Dangerously Sick I hope thos lines
may find you all well I hav no news to write to
you this time only I would like to See you all
I would like to com home & go to Bauls Creek [1]
Camp meeting with you all I was glad to hear
You had a good Campmeeting at Rock Spring
& I hope you will hav a good one at Bauls
Creek I want you all to be good folks to
pray for us pore Soldiers out here Suffering
So much So nothing more on that Subject
[page 2]
I cant write much this time for I do knot
feel Able to write tell Miles Sherrill
& Salley houdy for me tell them I would
like to See them all & be thir to eat Appels
& Peaches & watermilions tell Mandy & Elitha
& Jane & William & all the rest houdy
for me & all of the girls tell them I
hope it will knot be long before I will
Com to See them all So I must bring my
few lines to a Close for I am to weak & tremly
to write much this time pleas write to me
a gain Direct your letter to the same plase
give my love & best respects to all my
friend & girls & receive a portion for your
James C. Fisher
Miss Viney Fisher

  1. Balls Creek in Catawba County
August 18, 1862


23rd North Carolina Infantry


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
From Municipality: 
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To State: 
North Carolina
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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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