Camp Near Atlanta, Ga.
Sept. 11, 1864
(Rec'd Sept. 20)
I suppose that before this you have heard of Sherman's great victory in Atlanta, which is another perfect Banker's trick on the Southern Confederacy which I think they will hardly be able to pay back very soon. As I suppose you have heard all about it long ago, I don't know as it's any use of my trying to tell you any thing about it.
In fact as I have not had a chance to write since before we left the lines around Atlanta which was in the evening of the 28 August and started on this last splurge that I hardly know where to commence. In fact