March the 22 1864
Camp Near Orange CH VA

Dear father & mother Brother & Sister I Seat my
Self to drop you a fu lines to inform you that I
am well truly hopeing thes fu lines may find
you all well and doing well I have nothing new
to Write at presant We are in tolable good Quarters
I Can tell you who I am messing With B F Wood
Tim Wood Henary Smith Jessey Kidd John Badgett
Enoch We are all Well and harty we dont
git mutch to eat we are gitting one pound of meal
and two ouncs of meat and some times a little
Suger and coffee & Some times a little Rice you
Can guess what we have your Self I Beleav all
things is still with us at presant But I dont
no how long it will be the case for it is genarley
Beleaved that We Will Start to mariland &
pennsylvania But I am not verry sirtin that
we will all git thare for thare is a heep that
swars thay will never go thare in the World
But I Recon thay Will all doo aney thing
that Old Jeff Davis wants them to doo
But I fear that the confedercy will go up the
Spout this summer all the compay is wel
as common Capt [?????] is in the Hospital
Sick at orange CH I have nothing els to write
at presant yor Son tell Deth Isaac Copland
to H C Copland
[page 2]
Direct your letter as This
Co B 2nd NC Battalin
Danils Brigad Rods

March 22, 1864


Company B, 2nd NC Infantry


Isaac Copeland's Father
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North Carolina
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To State: 
North Carolina
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Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
November, 2010
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2010

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