N C November 24th 1864
Camp stokes 2 miles from greens
dear brother and sister I take
the present opertunity to write
you a few lines to let yew know
that I am in comon helth this
morning except my old complaint
it has bin very bad sinc I hav bin
here tho it dos not pane me so much
this morning as it has I went
before the brd last monday
but hav had no hearing yet Sum
of ourer Squad is gone to peters
burg and soum of them gone home
to get horses to go to the caverly
the balance of us is hre yet we
expect to be put on lit duty tho
we dont know I hav don no duty
since Sonday I was called out yesterday
morning to go on gard but was
excused by the Dr also excused to day
there bin a good many men
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comeing in and being sined over
to regment every day I hav nothing
of intrest to write to yo we hav a very
fine Squad it cant be beet I dont
think I see a good many of my friends
here we har preaching in camp ocasonely
tho I hav not bin but one time yet
so no more but remains
your bother I forgot to
telll to write to me derect
to camp stoks near greensborough
N C may the blessings of god
rest upon us all is the prare of
your bothe and may he at
last Save in heaven
So no more at this time
F A Bleckley to
R H Cook and famely

November 24, 1864


McLean's Battalion, NC Light Duty Men


Brother-in-law of Franklin A. Bleckley
Wife of R. H. Cook & sister of Franklin A. Bleckley


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 
From County: 
From Note: 
"Camp Stokes" near Greensboro


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
July, 2010

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