Camp Ner Wilmin
Camp Ner Wilmington
March the 21 1863
Der miss
i take the present time
to drop you a fewlines
in anser to yore kind
Liter whitch Come to hand
the other day i was glad
to her from you and to
her that you was well
i hav nothing of importen
to rite to you at present
onely that we have a bad
time for it is ored to [ordered]
day we was ord to goldesbor
but did not goe thire ar
too of our men at home nou
and thir will too more of
them will get to goe when
they get back John Harwell [1]
and w j Calwell [2] will get
to goe i think that i
will get to goe this somer
if theay dont Quit giv
furlow giv all of the
girls my lov and best
respect giv miss Jane and
mandy and Elitha my
lov and my best respect
[page 2]
you girls must not
let the boyes hug you
girls to much all of the
rest of them is well
i wod like to come
home to se you all if
[??]d miss viney Fisher
you girls most do the
best you Can and us
boyes will do so to
when this you se
remeber me a miny
miles a part we be
so rond as the ring
whitch has no
end so is my Lov
to you my frend
the ring is rond
the vile is blue
shugrer is swete and
so as you i must
bring my leter to
a Close by ask en
you to rite to me Sone
as you get this remane
you frend J C Hill
to miss viney fisher
Direct you leter to
Wilmington NC Tr
In the Cer of Capt Coner

  1. Pvt. John Harwell of Co. I, 49th NC Inf.
  2. Sgt. William J. Caldwell of Co. I
March 21, 1863


49th North Carolina Infantry


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 
From County: 
New Hanover


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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