Camp Near Mumfordsville
January 7th 1863
I take my pen in hand to let you know how i am i am prety smart but i feel ___[?] dull to day for i was up with Cicero last night Cicero is prety hard up our redgment has gon to Cave City we had orders to march to Nashville but the order was countermanded and last eavning the redg was ordered to Cave City and i was one that was left to take care of the sick boys thare was only 16 men in our Company to go and when we left Kalamazoo we had 84 men
i hav got a box in Louisville that aunt E..Roberts [sent me] but i cannot get it from thare for old Morgan tore up the track so between here and Louisville i hav got some of my butter yet that you sent to me and i hav let the sick boys some to eat on their bread I hav had my mittens stolen from me and some butter and my ...
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