Chattanooga, Tenn June 17, 1865 Martin, Flora, John, Bruce and Ella Dear Children, I have been hoping for a long time that I should get released and get home with you before this. But everything is so unsettled that it has seemed necessary to keep us until now. Orders have to pass from General Thomas to General Steedman and then to the Brigade Commander and from him to the Commander of the Regiment.
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.