John Wood writes a short letter to his mother letting her know that he is well and that everyone with his are well. Evidently, they have captured some Union soldiers and are sending them to Little Rock.
October the 28, 1862
I have taken the opportunity of writing you a few lines to let you know that I am well at present all the boys is well the arcansas taken 80 yanks the other day. We are sending the yanks to Little Rock every day. I must bring my letter to a close