Camp Muddy Creek Cr[??]
July 9th /63
Sear Cousin Jack
Miss Mag wrote a
leter & requsted me to
mail it for her
I told her I would
do so Jack you have
got her in hot water
I told her you was
ded in love with her
Jack I just came in
camp I was our on the
chusnut burg road on
picket I came to Mag
house & stopted thare
a while & then went
up to Mr McClung &
from thare to Hedricks
& got Cherries & got Miss
Net to play on the
cordial I [send?] to [mag?]
untill you return
[page 2]
the boys are all
out in the harvest
feel a helping Mr
Lewis to cut his wheet
Jack you must go &
See my gall before
you return & give
her my duble & t[??]ste
love Jack tell Rill
I would like to hear
from him once & a
while But I recon
he is two buisy to
write I dont know
whether you
can read this or not
if you caint fetch
it back with you
& I will read it
for you from your
S. N. Copen[haver]

July 9, 1863


Co. A, 8th Virginia Cavalry
Residence (County): 
Smyth County, VA


From Note: 
"Camp Muddy Creek"


To State: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
January, 2013
Proof Date: 

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