London Tenn October 11th 1863 Camp of the 23rd Regt Mich Vol Inft Dear brother William Yours bearing date of sept 13th & 14th was received by me yesterday. I Also received four more, one from cousin Sarah O. Claggett of Wis, one from cousin Huldah Sherman of Ohio, one from Susan Edic of Ohio and one from my mother of Ind. They found me well as usual and brought me good news except the sudden death of sister Sarahs youngest child, which I had heard of before.
Hd. Qrs. 2d Div. 23d A.C. London Sept. 29. 1863 Dear Father Since writing you we moved down as far as Sweetwater on our way to support Rosecrans but on reaching said place recd. orders to fall back to this place so returned the same night.