Sniggers neck, V.a Feb the 5th 1863
Dear Wife I take my pen in hand to inform
you that I have got to Camp Safe & I am as well as
common I hope those few lines may find
you enjoying good helth my Brother Charley is well
it is very cold here now it is a snowing here and
has been for Some time I got to Camp the 4th
day of this month I reckon that I will try for
a discharge & I reckon that I will get it. I dont
think that the Capt will transfur me
But I think that he will try for me a discharge
I had a plenty of pervission to last me to the
Camp & have got Some yet and they was
all Glad to see me come Back oh I thought
of old times when passed Goldsboro when I
looked at that old hospital I all most Cryed
Martha please make hast and get them gloves
done and send them out to Burgaw So
Sergeant W..A.. Bloodworth can Bring them to
me for I need them very Bad. I layed over
at Goldsboro a part of one day & at petersburg
a part of a nother day & at Richmond one
night, and I saw a bout .12. hundred yankees
at petersburg So nothing more at this time only
I remain your true an affectionate
husband until death please write
to me soon and fail not and Direct
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your letters to Richmond .V.a Co. K. 3d N.C. S.T
in Cear of Capt T.. E.. Armstrong
John Futch
to his wife

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Dear Father Ramsey this leaves me as well as usal and
hope these few lines may find you & family
all the same Blessing Father it is hard times here
Shore nothing to Eat nor to drink but I hope this
war will not last all ways we are in too miles
of the yankees we can talk to them any time
remember my love to Carolian, Anderson & to
May Blake & to Mary Stokes & to Easter, Savage
& to Dick, Savage and keep a potion for your
Self So nothing more a this time onley I
remain yourse respectfully until
death please write Soon and fail
from John ,, Futch

February 5, 1863


Company K, 3rd NC Infantry


Charley Futch's father
John Futch's Wife


From State: 
From Note: 
"Sniggers neck, VA"[?]


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Casey White
Transcription Date: 
July, 2008
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
August, 2008

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