Hogmire, Mitchell H. – July 15, 1863

Michigan Civil War Collection

Lagrange July 15th 63 I received your kind letter the 13th & now as I have a few moments to spare will answer it When I last wrote Edwin was not very well but he is now returned to duty & is growing fat I received a letter from Mother & they were all well but Duane has a lame back R. C. Nyman has got home Now before I go any farther lets Hurah for Vicksburg, Port Hudson & the invasion of Lee in Pennsylvania & Morgan in Indiana for the first we have reason be glad that the fall of their strong hold did not make more of our men bite the dust