No. 16 Headquarters 66th Ills Regt Vols Near Atlanta Georgia Aug 10th /64 It is with pleasure that I take My pen in hand to pen you a few lines in Answer to your ever kind letter of July 31st I was glad to hear that you were all well as usual My health is good and I am in the best of spirits about a week ago I had a quite hard time I had the cholic.
Corinth, Miss. October 7, 1862 Dear Sister I received your ever welcome letter and was glad to read a letter from you but was sorry to hear that Mother and Sena was so unwell I hope when you get these few lines they will find you all on the gain. O Dorcas We have had a hard Battle here but we have gained the Victory