Head-Quarters 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland, Near Columbia Tenn April 29 1864. My Dear Davidson “Marching Orders” have been received and to-morrow morning we start for Chattanooga. It is rumored that a general movement is taking place, and that the campaign in this Department is opening.
Franklin Tenn March the 26th 1863 Dear Friends I take this opportunity to send you a fiew lines to let you know how the world usues us now I am not berry well yet my helth is not verry good I have not done anything only Choreing for two weeks but I think I am geting some better now
Camp in the field 35 miles from Richmond May 12th 1862 My Mary To day I received three letters from you. they were the first I have had in more than a week. May 14th As I had got thus far fall in sings out our Orderly and off we go.