March 1 1863
Camp Near Porte Royal va
My Dear Wife
This will informe you that I am
not very well at present I
feel feble & Bad all the time
I hope it may find you hartey
& all the famely the same as
Sergt Player & Tomas Lane [Sgt. William B. Player and Pvt. Thomas J. Lane of Co. K]
is guine home I will Send
10 dollars By Player & Som
Cleths By Lain these things
will Bee left at Burgaw you
must git your father or Som
anther purson to git them for
you 10 dollars is all the money
I have at presant But wee will
Soon Bee pade then I will
Send you What I Git I Receved
a leter 24th which give me grate
pleasure But sory to hear
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you hadent Recievd a leter from
me what can bee the mater
I know I write often Somthing
must bee the mater with the
male or Som Body Gits your
leters I for Got to tel you the
money wod bee at Burgaw
with Richard Savage I will
send a capt to John David
By lane you must git thes
things not let them git lost
I have nothing worth your
Atenchan to write it looks
likely for Snow to day you
must tel me all the neus
about home you know that
is all the pleasure I See is
when I Can Git leters from
you So I will close for
this time in hops of hearing
from you Soon I Remain
yours truley as Ever
John Futch

March 1, 1863


Company K, 3rd NC Infantry


John Futch's Wife


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Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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