Ward's letter is this moment received, and I proceed to answer, that I had supposed Hawkins, Hobson, of Greene, and Burbage, of Logan, would raise a regiment, and that they would elect the officerginia — I don't know.
Burbage is a graduate, I suppose, of our Kentucky school, near Franklin.
Hobson is a brave, apt man of the experience of one campaign.
The generals will be appointed from the school men — Gill one, I guess, but not for our neighborhood.
Atwood Hobson is equal to any of our men, and Edwards would make a good staff officer or captain.
So you see I can't control it. Thos. I thought he could only get a regiment, and that he would have to raise, and if he did. I guess Hobson would join him. This is all I can do. You had better see another law which passed yesterday for , and have Paymasters, Quartermasters, Commissaries, Surgeons, &c., appointed to the regiments.
Hobson and myself will be in Woodsonville on Friday night or early Saturday morning next, and would lik