Camp Stoks
Near gresborough NC
December the 9th 1864
Dear father and mother and
sisters I take the present opertun
ity to drop you a fw lines in
anseer to yours of the [?] wich I
received this morning and was
glad to hear from you all and
I sepose you was all well as you
said nothing about it to the
contrary it is araining and hailing
here to day and it is very disagreeab
el I hav not heard eny thing of
my detail yet I am geting
very ancious to heare from it
there has bin some 15 or 20 details
handed out sinc dark last knight
so I hav not entirely given out
yet you spoke of sending a box
next monday if yow do I want
you to send me a litel tallow
to grees my shoes and I would
like have a litel Soap if you
hav eny hard soap
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Wm B Hill will be comeing
down that day and will attend
to it at greensborough if should
not be thare if you will ask I
thak as he said he would send for
I will be there tho if I can yet
the chanc to go and I cant go I
will try to get Som one elce to go
I think I shall try for a furlow
before a geate while if I do not
heare from any detail
So I believ I Shall close fore
this tim this leavs well and hungry
So no more but
remains your brother
F A Bleckley
to all the Famely

December 9, 1864


McLean's Battalion, NC Light Duty Men


Father of Franklin, James, & William Bleckley
Wife of Charles Bleckley & mother of Franklin, James, & William Bleckley
Bleckley Sisters


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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