Camp Wyatt December 19 /61 [1]
Dear companion I received
your letter which found me
Well I was glad to here
from you but sorry to here
that you were not well but
When you write to me I
want you to write the truth
I have nothing to write
I dont Know wether I
shall be able to go home
next week or not but I
am at work and I dont
whether I can get of or not
[page 2]
I am so much upset
A Bout the way things that
is going on About home
I dont know what to
do I want to see all I
dont no whether to write
to all or not fannie
please take good care of
your self I will close
for the presant by asking
you to write to me soon
your affectionate husban
until death I. J. Strickland

Well Now I J is Done riting
I will Drope you al few lines to let
her from me and know how I Am
A get along I am a mending Some
[page 3]
A little I think I feale as well
ever way but the paine in my
leges and I hope thaus few lines may
find you All injoy good healt and
Doing well theay is nothing New
heare oly We heard the big gun
fireing Soming a nother this morng
but we Donte know Whare thes
Now I Dont think they will be
any heare Well father I Wish you
All Would make peace any you
would Stay at home untell I
come home but you know best
you must let me know wheare
you is rite Soon is you get and rite
All the News mother my love
and Best respect to you an kity
and Fanny I Drampe Sunday
[page 4]
Night you all know what
I would like to her and you all
I hant forgotten you all give
my love and Best respect to
mr Edward and all my frand
So nothing more you truly un
Tell Death rite Soon,
Wm H Strickland Jeremiah Strickland
W W St an J W J Sand thery love
to you all Kity you know
this is all [???]

Dear father I will write you
A few lines I want to see you
very Bad And Mother too
I will try to come in A
week if I can but it is
doubtfull Give my Respects to
mr Edwards and family

  1. The Stricklands served in Co. E, 30th NC Inf.
December 19, 1861



From Note: 
"Camp Wyatt"

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Toni Mitchell
Transcription Date: 
January, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
January, 2011

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