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                                                                               January the 18th 1863

Dear father
I take this oppertunity to in form you that am yet a lived I am not very well at present but I think i will soon be well. We left Heelena the 21th of last month and have been on the river ever since prety nare we went down to Vixburg they was about 65 thousand in the fleat we seen the elephant there we was down there several days and dun some prety hard fighting and come back up to Arkansas river and went up it about 39 miles to a fort up there and we had a fight there and we took 5 thousand of prisnors there and alot of there cannons and alot of mules and alot of amunition our loss was not many and the Rebel loss was right smart we got one man killed in our company an one wounded Milton Fisher was the man that got killed we didn't make mutch off the rebels at Vicksburg our regiment we are guarding the prisnors we are taken them up to SantLouis we are up as fur as memhpis now I seen Alvan Vast at memphis yesterday and he was well and harty. I ke Heaner at memphis is but I didn't git to see him ge was well I will tell you that I havent hurd from home fur about 2 months I would like to here frome home. Wyatt has had along sick spell but he is beter Heanson is sick the small pocks is going through out regiment i gess we will go back as soon as we git up there to St Louis I tell you we see ahard time I have wrote you sevrel letters but didn't git any answer you write to me when you git this letter if you pleas tell epraim I wrote him two letters and he did not anser them and i dont intend to write to him till he writes to me. tell Harris to write to me I havent drawed any money yet. I must git this time some more at port sent 
but remenber 
Hearvey J. Slutts to Noah Slutts
Derect to St Louis Mosuri
Photo of  courtesy of  Diane Hacker


Little Rock Arkansas 
     June 18th 1864

Dear Brother I take my seat this afternoon to write you a few lines in......


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