Camp Fisher V. A. January 19th 1862
Dear Friend
As Thom and Wiliford is writing
to you I thought I would write a fiew to let you
know that I am still on the land a mong the living
These lines leaves me well, and Doing well.
I have nothing of Interest to write for we cant
get any nuse here only what you all write
I under Stand that they had a fight in Kentucy
and our me[n] whiped them Badley also a fight
at a little town Just a bove Winchester I do not
know the name of Our men also whiped them
there and taken a good eal of Clothing. This is
the rumer here. There was Some very heavey firing
the other night down at Eavins port but have
not heard the result of it Day before the firing
took place We Captured a Small Scooner then
but have not heard what it was loadin wth
I wish I had something to write that would
Interest you I recon Thos has writin all the
nuse So I deam it unnessessary to write any
more for you will be puseld [1] to read this I will
Come to a close Give my love to your wife and
all Enquiring friend Yours Untill Death
C. L. Williams
[page 2]
Camp Fisher VA
January 19th
Mr upchurch I Seat my Sel to to
wright you afew lines to let you
now that I receved you kind leter

and was glade to her from you that you
was well thes Lins levs me well I hope
when thes few lins come to hand my find
d you all well I hav now news of intr
es to wright you But we are all very
well fix at this tim you must come
over to See us all one more time I hope

if I Shall See you all one more time
But if I Do not I hope to meet you all
in heaven wher we may never part
you are jest as good out of they chur
ch as you was in the church you
must giv my lov to all my Frend
and nabors you must wright soo
n I remaine you Dear Frend
J. F. Willams

Mr. I. S. Upchurch

  1. puseld = puzzled
January 19, 1862


Co. I, 6th North Carolina Infantry
Co. I, 6th North Carolina Infantry


Co. G, 16th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Chatham County, NC


From State: 
From Note: 
Camp Fisher

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
September, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
October, 2011

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