Camp Near Port Royal Va April the 3 1863
Martha Dear Wife I Seat my
Self for the pleashere of aswering your kinde
leter whitch Came to hand afew Days Cence
I was truly glad to here from you and to here
that you was Well these few lines leavs me
Well I hope those few lines may Com Safly
to hand and find you enjoying the Same good
blesing Dear wife I hav Nothing Worth relating
to you at this time every thing is verry high
here pervishions hardly to be had at No price
our rashons are verry Short I wold give any thing
to Se you tel [Francine?] that I will See
to that buisness She writing to me but I
Never have had the Chance to Se to it yet but
I will attend to it Dear wife if we ever get
back to wards North Carolina I will for you to
Com to Se me I Want you to try to Make
all of the pervishions you Can for it looks like
Starvashion here I am glad to here you are a geting
along planting I Wold like to be thare to help
you if it was so I Cold Martha tel Richard
[???] When he takes his potatos to not forget
the ones I put in thare rite to me how the Slips
kep that I put up before I left thare Martha I
reseifed the leter you sent me by the captain
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as My Time Short I must Close by saying I remain
affetionat husband til Deth John Futch
to Martha Futch

Direct To
Co K 3 NC Troops
Richmond Va
in Cear of capt T E Armstrong

Comand you may your Minde from play

April 3, 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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