[At the time the two following letters were written, Amzi Harris was at Fort McRee, part of the defences of Pensacola Harbor.]

Camp Esaw Sept 8th 1861 { direct you letters Thus
{ as under signed
{ Warrington Florida in
{ Care of Capt Wm. Delay
Dear Brother and Sister { Comp C. 9 Regt. Miss. Volunteers
Take my seat this mornin in answer
to your last one my health is onley
Tolerable good at the presen time but
I hope thos few lines may fine you
injoying good health when you
read them think of you Brothers
one in the armey in delicate health
I have been taken Medicens for four
days I have not taken any this morning
I feel a greal better this morning than
I felt yesturday & as for Brother Newton
I cannot tell you any thing about him
at all I have wrote to him Twice since I
have been in the armey and have not Recd
any answer from him yet and I am to
believe that they have been some misfortune
befallen him in some way I wrote to
you to know if you knew any thing
about him. I have allso wrote to sister
Mary to here what she had to say about him
she said that she knew nothing about him
that she had not got a letter from him in
Over six months. and that sorter scares
me a little I have thaught that I would
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go their to see something about him
whar he is or if he is dead or what he is about
that he do not write to any of us
I will draw to a clos by asking you to
write soon and often
Fare the well for the present
I remain your friend
unto death
Amzi Harris
to Rbt C. C. & Marggt. C.

[written upside down at bottom of page]

Great excitement in Camps
this Morning Ill tll you
more in my next letter

September 8, 1861


Co. C, 9th Regiment, Mississippi Volunteers


Co. C, 10th Battalion North Carolina Heavy Artillery
Residence (County): 
Cabarrus County, NC
Residence (County): 
Cabarrus County, NC


From State: 
From Note: 
"Warrington, Florida"


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
November, 2011
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2011

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