Sept, the, 26, 1864
Wilmington Camp Jackson NC
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 menction them again Shoes pants hard Soap eggs buter 15 or 20 pounds of flour flanel over Shirt coffe red peper I dont want much bread if you cant (note: between lines on paper - "a ham") cum 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
Well Mag I hant Have Much Nuse to Write to you I Rec your leter Stating a Bout Harvy Starr coming down here I get all your letters in 2 or 3 days from date I recd one from J M.C. to day dated the 24 pore thing it was in Dec I have recd six letters in 4 or 5 last days,, you can get som one to stay with Marthy to you go back[note]
Nuthing Nuthing More at presentR.C.C.
Bring your Stuff in a trunk