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nashvill Ten July 27

It is a very nice Pleasant
day here and all were busy
writing I thought I would
write you a few lines
I feel tolerable well at
presant and hope you are
all the same I have got in
my mess seven or eight of the
38 Ind boys from where
Geo Hinds lives they were
telling me all about him
and <???> They are a
fine set of Boys I would
rather be here in Camp
than at the Hospital we
get more to eat here than
we did at the hospital I
wrote to you the other day and
shall expect to have a letter
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from you tomorrow there are
boys from all the Regmt in
the service the boys go out
a foraging here every day
and bring in corn Potatoes
Cabbage Peaches and apples
I have not been out yet
but I am not good on a walk
but I will say it some day
before long se as to keep my
hands in for if I dont I
will get out of practice. The
excitment has all subsided
here about being attacked we
git papers here every day and
git the news in General <Pur gos?>
now Gen Smith I see is after
morgan he is the man for to
send after Old morgan for he
will follow him untill he
comes up to him Smith was
with us when we had the
fight with morgan we had a
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long chase for him but s
Smith is having a longer
Chase this time but I hope
he will git him they have
dispersed Forrests Cave which
attacked our forces at Murfreboro
what is left of Co A & Co C
are after them with the 7th
Penn Cav Give my Respects
to all Enquiring Friends
and accept the same
your selves
Your Resps
C.H. Sowle

Tell Ally to write to me
once in a while if
he has time and let
me know the news about
Old Albany once more

Tell Bill Byland to write to
me and give his old man
my best Respects <lett?> Polksa to Stay
[writing up the side]
the boy are sickly
down when this are
at home untill he gets entirely well for <??>

July 27, 1862


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


Residence (County): 
Floyd County, IN


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Gemma Bellhouse
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Transcription Date Note: 
August 2010
M. Ellis
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