Smith, Watson B. – August 5, 1863

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Headquarters, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps Camp Nelson August 5th 1863 Dear Father, We moved here Sunday PM. The 2nd unit coming by rail from Covington to Nicholsville. The camp has been moved from its former pleasant ground to one in the woods where the axe had to be used to make roads and places for tents.