Camp near orang
March the 20th 1864
Dear wife i seat mi self to drop
you A few lines to let you no that
I am well hopen when thes few
lines Comes to hand may find
you in good helth i resevd youer
kind leter and i was glad to
hear that you was well i got a
leter frum P R Cline last
night he was well you sed in
youer leter that h p summit
was not sedfid sence he was
at home i can tel you that
thear is a heap in that fix but
that dont seme to doo much
good hire i Can tel you that
i want to Come home as bad
as eny body but that dont
du eny good i tel you that
i wont dis ware to Come to
A Close by some means are
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i only see one Chance for
peas and that is to lect W W
holden for our guvarn and
i think that he will fetch the
ware to A Close and i wont
ever body to vote for him
A bout home i no that he
will Cary the day in the army
and i say hurraw for holden
i think that it is a mity hard
thing for us to stay hire and git
A leven dolars a month and it
nare Cant pass if the was all the
same noshen that i am dis
ware wod sune be to A eand
but there is sume that will stay
hire tel the pirish i must Come
to A close by asken you to rite
sune i re main youer husbon on
tel deth direct youer leter to richmond
46 reg Co K in care W. P. Cline
of Capt Bost Cook M. C. Cline

March 20, 1864


Company K, 46th NC Infantry


William P. Cline's Wife


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
From Note: 
"Camp near Orange Courthouse"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Duane Gilson
Transcription Date: 
March, 2009
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
July, 2009

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