Direct to J. S. Gage
Co "A" 11th Miss Regt
Goldsboro. N C"
Camp 1/2 mile of Goldsboro N.C,"
Jan, 24th 1863.)
My dear Sister; -
I wrote to Jerrie
from Raleigh, and to Cousin Lannie
from this place and now I propose
redeeming my promise to you."
We are very comfortably situated
here - have good tents with chim-
ney's built to them which is as com-
fortable as any Soldier in this ar-
my desires. We are convenient to
wood & water, two very important
items in the selection of a cam-
ping ground, The wood is fine, but
of that rich kind that makes a
quick fire, while at the same
time it smokes as so black that
one shade deeper would send us
to the Kitchen. We have only four
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