Convalessent Camp
Nashville Ten 30th July

Dear Father
I received your
letter of the 21 and was
glad to hear from you you
need not get uneasy about
me for I will take care
fo myself I have recived
the money you sent me
$2.00 in all. I did not
think you could have
me transfered in the
first place You say
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you would come and see me but you are to
poor I do not see as there
is much use it would
just be an outlay for
nothing. I can do with
little money here for
we do not get a chance
to spend much all I want
of I is to buy my tobbaco
and have my washing done
I am glad to hear that
it does not cost much
to live things are cheap
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north to what they are
south there is where
I have been coffee is
played out in some place in some places
it is only $1.00 Per Pound
Calicoes 75 cts & $1.00 per yard
shoes leather cannot be had
for love nor money I would
like to eat some of them
big cat fish you catch
I am doing very well
here at presant and hope
you are all in the same
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fix Give my respects
to all inquiring <Pouds?>

Yours Respy

Chas Sowl

July 30, 1862


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


Residence (County): 
Floyd County, IN


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Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date Note: 
August 2010
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2014

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