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Camp Morton Mar 21/62
Dear Mother
I have not receved
no letter from you for a
few days so I thought I would
write you afew lines to let
you know that I am well
and hearty. we moved from
our old camp ground yesterd
to a new plase about a mile
and a half. It was a raining
as hard as it Could it is
as muddy inside our tents
as it was windy outside
before but as good luck
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happens sometimes we got a
lot of lumber to put on the
bottom of our beds and by
cutting cedar we made them
quite respectable we sleep
on cedar and straw which
makes a very soft bed
It is raining now as hard
as it can We are going to
Leave here next monday
for gallitin. Tennesee we are
to get our arms before we
leave. Tell mr Byland that
James is well and wants
to got it Tennesee. I do not
Know whether you will have time
to Annswer this letter untill
you hear from me again so
you need not write I have
got the toothacke bad today
by getting wel yesterday
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I do not know much more
to write so no more at presat
Give my respect to all
the frends and relativs
so Good bye

Your Respy

Chas H Sowle

March 21, 1862


Co. F, 4th Kentucky Cavalry (United States)
Residence (County): 
Floyd County, IN


Residence (County): 
Floyd County, IN


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