[Very difficult to read]
South Carolina Adams Run
May the 6 1863
I seat myself this morning to drop you a few lines to let you now that I think I ___ is ____ for duty ___ I dont feel very well � was on march yesterday and some of us got very wet I didn�t wet only my feet and legs we had poor food ________yesterday and some of the ______ that [torn] hands _____ up right smart I had the _____and ____ it to the ___ not very bad I am in the hopes these few ___ news wreach your hand In ____ time afraid you ?eed the childring well Some ____ in hope you ____ yesterday and _____ was close to me but the letter that was in it was to speed ____ tis letter had bin broke open I expect you to wright to me so hear you kept the letter and he took it there _________has got me some paper in his____ bags _____________________
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