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Transcription: 

the
Camp moss neck carolne Co Va April 21 [1864]
Dear fren I seat my Self to
write you a few lines let yo
know that I am well hoping
thes few lines may finde you
all well mr william barnard
is here he is a going home
and I though I wold wirte a
few lines by him I rote 2
letters since I left home tims
is hard here I have no news to
write to you willima B ses that
sanders i well that is good news
I am a going to see him as sone
as I can I want you to tell ym [my?]
gurl that I want to see her
more than ever you must speake
a good word forme I still hold
my [???] yet yancey [1] I want to see
you yancey I think I can beat
you a shooting the next time
I cum home yancy you must
[page 2]
write me how you are geting a
long wyth your crop yancy you
must make all the corn you can
for times is a going to be hard
surtain I will bring my few
lines to a close by saying I reman
your frend un tell Death
H A H
To Dellah P Jessup

Miss Martha I will drop you
a few to let you know that
I have knot for got you
M[???] Bowman
Dear Sister as there is some vacant
paper I thought I would write a few
lines I am Galy hoping you are [???]
a long verry well I was sorry I could
not sea you before I left the
candel is verry bear out yore Brother
David Smith
Delilah P Jessup

Footnotes: 
  1. Yancey H. Jessup, Delilah’s son
Date: 
April 21, 1864

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. K, 50th Virginia Infantry
Rank: 
Private
Residence (County): 
Patrick County, VA

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Patrick County, VA

From

From State: 
Virginia
From County: 
Caroline
From Note: 
"Camp moss neck"

To

To State: 
Virginia
To County: 
Patrick

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
June, 2015
Proof Date: 

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