Dec. 22 1861
Your command will have their muster and Pay rolls ready to meet the Paymaster, promptly on the 31 Dec.
We have been under marching orders for the last five days but do not know when we shall move or whether we shall move at all
You will please advise me of the number of Sabers and Pistols lacking in your detachment and also your deficiency of Colt Holsters.
The story of our being disbanded - all a fudge There is, and has been no intention of changing our status
Should have sent you stores and some articles of clothing but for the uncertainty of our movements. I shall
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