Camp [ ? ] Ga Dear Wife I have sat looking in the far for the last ten mintues wondering whether you had been able to read all the letters that I have written since I come to this Camp it seems to me as if there must be a stack of them I have written every day that I have felt blue & gay every day that I have felt gay and as it has been about every other day
Danville Ga (a town without a house) Dear Wife To day is sunday and one of the finest day you can well [ ? ] you without you think of a very fine may day only think of such weather in Jan. dont you wish you lived in such a climate hardly need a few during the day a few white frost nights I wrote you day before yesterday that I had been writing you lately just as I was feeling for the time being & to carry that out this would be a blue letter as I have a slight headache
On Board for Pittsburg Landing Friday Morning Dear Hattie I wrote you yesterday while on the car & promised to write again as soon as we got to St Louis no answer last night just at dusk we went right on the Boaat We leave in two hours our whole Reg is on the Boat & some other making some twelve wounded on our Boat makes pretty crowded work To command
Camp 10 Mich. Murfresboro, Tenn. July 22, 1863 Dear Brothers I received your letter in due time we was then in Nashville. we started from there on the 20 and arrived here last midnight. We marched 18 miles the 1 day and 12 yesterday. I don’t know how long we shall stay here but hope we shall go on to the front. the weather is cool and quite comfortable.
CERTIFICATE To Be Given to Volunteers at the Time of Their Discharge to Enable Them to Receive Their Pay, &c. I certify, on honor, that Maxwell G. Cooley First Sergeant of Captain H. L. Burnetts Company (A) of the Tenth Regiment of Michigan Infantry Volunteers, of the State of Michigan, born in Lewis County, State of New York, aged 31 years; 5 feet 3 ½ inches high; Dark complexion, Blue eyes, Brown hair, and by occupation a Painter,
I certify on honor that I was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant and appointed Adjutant in Tenth Regt Mich Infantry May 28th 1862 from Sergeant Major Accepted Commissions and entered on duty under Commission Vice 1st Lt S D Cowles Adjutant. Killed on Picket May 26th 1862
Friday Camp 12 June the 13 /62 Dear Friend Arabel This pleasant afternoon thinking of home and friends thought perhaps you would like to hear from me and I know that I would like to hear from you I am well at present my wishes are that you may be so blest with the same enjoiment