Sept, 1, 1864
Wilmington Camp Jack
I Seat my Self this morning to Drop you a fu lines to let MIC here from R.C.C. my health is not good at presen I have the chills I had 3 about 3 weeks ago and I got them checkt but tha have came back on me again I have them every other day I had a had one last knight that maks 3 this time I am in camps the Doct told me this morning to cum to the hosppitel and he wold Stop them for me I am going this evening I want,, Stopt I am geting very weak but I am up only when the chil and fever is on me I hant no appetite to eat chills is Sumthing new for R.C.C. I think I will stop the next one
Our mess all has had the chills Well Mag I Suppose you think I am very slow a bout writing to you I think so two my Self I think the very same thing about M.I.C. Sum times it is 2 weeks before I get a letter from you and I get your letters all in 2 days from date I think I will be all right in a fu days again I wrote Mother a letter a fu days ago I hant got a letter from hur Since I left home,, only one I under stand She has bin complaning on me very much tha cant write to me til I write to them it cost me 15 cts every letter tel C.A.C. and J.M.C. if tha cant write to me I will try and get a fur low and go and see them
Nuthing more write Soon tel me all the nuseR.C.C.
I think we will have peas befor long
I want you to save every blade of foder have you cut the meadow