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August the 11, 1861

Knoxville, Tenn.

Dear Wife and family,
I again drop you a few lines informing you that I & Bob [Morton] is
well & hardy & all the Rest of the Bois is well That came with me we landed
here yesterday & we have got a nise location her  we are stationed her for
awhile  we don’t know how long tho as long as one month anyhow  There is
between 15 & 16 thousand stationed here at this place  We have not been
here long anough yet to nock around to finde out yet what is agoing on
they say thare is a good many yankee men her but they are coming over mity
fast  you can tell all the friends to wright here to thare friends & be
particular how they  Back thair letters.  In Backing to me say on it A M
Aston Knoxville Tenn in the care of Captain Powers of the 15 Alabama
Regemint  tell all the Rest to direct thare letters the same way  the
measels is her among the soldiers her But very
little other sickness tho some direare  I will not wright no more untill to
morow or next day then I will lern more what is agoing onn  I am agoing to
town to day we are a living one maile and a half from town  we have
splendid water  So good By

A M Aston
[to] Manurva Aston

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