Head Qrs 2nd Brig 1st Div 4th A. C.
Camp at the Chattahoocha River Geo
July 9th 1864
Miss Susie D. Smith.
I suppose you will think me rather bold in adressing you in this maner but I hope you will not be offended. My object in Corrosponding with you is to have something to occupy my time and to relieve the Monotony of Cmap life. my çorospondence heretofore has not been very extensive. and confined entirley to the Male Sex with the exception of my Sister. You are well aware the cause is not bashfulness for I am not jusject to that disease but I thought no one would take the trouble to answer my foolish letters. I saw your Brother Geo this morning he is well I was sorry to learn from him that