Smails, James H. – April 24, 1862

Michigan Civil War Collection

Camp Parkhurst Murfreesboro Tennessee April 24th 1862 My Coz Iunnice You have doubtless, ere this given up all hopes of my answering your letter. I do think you have very good reasons for supposing so at least for it is so long since I received your s that I have almost forgotton the contents. You must pardon me this time and hereafter I will answer immediately.

Bennett, Henry – April 6, 1862

Michigan Civil War Collection

Camp Parkhurst Tenn. April 6th Dear Parents it is with much pleasure that I now improve this opportunity of writing two you once more the mail came in yesterday but I did not get any letters nor neither did Si I am well and never was in better spirrits than I now am we are encampt now about a mile southeast of Mulfress burro..Tenn..and have campt wright in a secesh dooregard it is a beautiful place