Head-Quarters 1 Brig., 2d Cavalry Division, Huntsville Ala March 8 1864 My dear Davidson I have to-day sent to Mrs Iswon a dragt on you for $115 10/x which please pay, and enter on the credit side of your ledger. It is the balance of A’s money which I held in my hands.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 26th December 1863 Major Sinclair A.A. Genl Sir: I [ ? ] to hand you the following report of the operations of the 1st Brigade 2nd Cavalry Division from the 13th to the 24th Sept. and including the Battle of Chicamauga.
Head Quarters 1st Brigade 2d Cav’y Div Maysville Ala 10 miles N.E. of Huntsville Flint River Bridge Oct 20, 1863 My dear Davidson Down in this Dixie I shall attempt to write you a few lives. After wandering to and fro up and down the country, we have settled here for a few days. On 26th Sept and 7th Oct I wrote you a line each day to let you know that all was well with me. Since then I have been perfectly well physically but mentally and morally in a bad way. As things have been managed lately in this command we have been in a terribly swearing mood. But no matter.
Head Quarters 1st Brigade 2d Cav’y Div Reeds Bridge, Caktoosa County Georgia Sept 17, 1863 My dear Brother Here I halt for a few moments to drop you a line. We are still pushing on as you see. I wrote you on the morning of the 13th + sent the letter to Detroit by Ed Owen who has been compelled to resign. We left Chattanooga that afternoon and crossed the line into Georgia.
Chattanooga Daybreak Sept 13, 1863 Sunday, My dear Davidson Yesterday afternoon our Brigade entered this newspaper famous town. It was deserted by the rebels a few days ago. Genl Bragg is retreating we suppose to Atlanta and our army is in close pursiut.
Camp about 3 miles the other side of Murfreesboro Tenn. Jan’y 11, 1863 My dear Davidson I shall try to write you a letter, but how I shall succed I can not tell, as I am far from well, and would go to bed had I a decent one to lie down on. I wrote you short notes on the 28th and 4th letting you know that all was well with me as I know you would be anxious.
[ ? ] Knob Ky. Sept. 19th 1862 My Dear Ida If you were on the hills at whose base we lay, you could get a pretty good birds eye view of the Army of the Ohio. Wood’s Division is in the advance, six miles from here.