[prob. written in January 1863]
Camp in the woods Near goldsboro
Der Companion
I with with please
Drop you A fiew lines in anser
to you kind letter wich came
to hand on last satterday baring
date the 7 of December wich gave
me grate sadis faction to hear
that you was all well to the Exsep
tion of bad colds & you statid that
you had bout some corn & whe
at of Wm Dyer wich I was glad
to here for I dont think grain
can be bout next sumer you
said that Miller had not
bout you any hogs yet I fer
that hogs cant be bout for any
price for the spulators will
gethe all the hogs & wheat &
corn thar is in the cuntry
and pore wiming and children
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must suffer for if tha had
the money it is worth nothing &
we ar Expeting A fite her evry
day the news is that the yankees
ar advancin up the nuse River
A gain to pive us annothe tsia
if we whip them A gain I dont
think thay will fite any more
this winter we have A large
forse her & I want to see you
all verry bad but thar is no chan
ce of giting furlows now I
the hardst fiting is over and
A Terms of pease will made in
A short Time & I got A letter from
A J P he said he & A N came out
safe he sed he had saw Wm H & D
Carlton & C L P tha all was well
these lines leavs me about but not
well I grately hope when these lines
Reachis you tha will find you and famely
wel so I mus Close I remain yours as Ever
write soon Direct your letters to goldsboro
Jesse Miller

Date Note: 
estimated January 1863



From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"Camps in the wods Near Goldsboro"


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrew Albritton
Transcription Date: 
May, 2010
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2010

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