Camp 4th Mass Cav'y Va March 16 1865

Gerry, I have just got your letter that you wrote at Fathers last Sunday I am glad that you are at home Thear is no news hear I am lonesome as the very devil with both you and Frank gon[e] now old Girl jest mind and bring me back a bottle when you get to the landing just send me word by nappy the mail carrier and I will come and meet you. Jest keep away from the women. The wind blows hear to night like