Camp Near Knoxville Tenn this October the 29th 1862

Mrs Sarrah Doss

Dear Wife and Childern I am permited through kind providence one time more to drop you A few lines Which leaves me Well and hope that this Will Reach you and find all Well --- I have Not Seem No Knews from home Sence the letter Hix Brought me I am thairfore Anxious to hear from home --- I can Say the I do Knot think thair has Bin much made By our Kentucky Trip it Seemed that our Generals could Knot Be kept from Runing All tho the officers and men Was Anxious to fight Brag Will knot fight if he can find any Ground to Run on --- many of our Soldiers has and Will die from hard Marching and Suffering We Went 3 days A time or two Without any provision only What parched corn We Could git Which Was A Small Amount you can Amagin our Suffering --- We Was Skirmising and in line of Battle for many days and Nights With Nothing like half Rations None of the time --- Thomas C. Hudelston of our com(pany) died the day after We Reached hear of pueinomia feavor and Many of the Boys is unwell and A few of them Very Sick --- Bud Fields of the 28 Regt is dead he died Some time Back --- as to Clothing I Need two Colered Coten Shirts and two Janes par of pants and 2 par of drawers and 2 par of Socks if you can get them for me By frist passing Send me my necklace I Need A par of Good Strong Shoes if you can Get them made if knot try to Send me A Good par of lettersI will Close this yours tell death Ambrose Doss to Sarrah Doss and Childern

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