Hogmire, Mitchell H. – October 15, 1863

Michigan Civil War Collection

Page 1 Camp East of Corinth Oct 15th 1863 Dear Father and Mother I have seated myself to write a few lines to you hoping that you may be injoying as good health as we do for we are in number 1 health Ike is getting better & so is Jim Ed has had the runs some but taking all things in consideration we are all right have seen something of war the day that the battle commenced at Corinth we had been out on a scout had just come from the west & we could hear the canon roar the Enemy had attacked us on the north sid about 4 or 5 miles from here