Sept, the, 26, 1864
Wilmington camp Jackson
Dear Wife I take the present
opertunity of Droping you
a fu lines to let you here
from R,C,C I am well By
the Blesing of god,, Mag I Droped
you a fu lines Sum fu days
a go as relating to What things
I wanted you to fech me
I Will menchion them again
Shoes pants hard Soap Eggs
Buter 15 or 20 pounds of flower
flanel over Shirt coffe red
peper I Dont want much
Bread if you cant cum [1]
Send it with Morris Benton
or James Haywood tha will
pass Harris Dept the 3 or 4 of
Oct But if you can come
come one and Bring 2 or
3 hundred Dolars with you
and Dress up fine and Nice
[page 2]
Well Mag I hant Muc
Much Nuse to Write to you
I Rec your leter Stating
a Bout Harvy Farr coming
Doun here I get all your letters
in 2 or 3 days from Date I
Rec one from J M C to day dated
the 24 pore thing it was in
I have rec Six letters in 4 or 5
last Days,, you can get Som
one to Stay with Marthy
to you go Back Nuthing
More at present

R,C,C, to , M,J,C

Bring your Stuff
in a trunk

  1. "a ham" added between the lines
September 26, 1864


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


Residence (County): 
Cabarrus County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From Municipality: 
From Note: 
"Camp Jackson"


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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