organ is the greatest man I ever saw. The Indians are all well pleased with him, and I think he is the only man who could have got up such an enthusiasm among them.
We will have as fine a body of men as ever went into the service.
Among the Yankee letters captured on the battle-field of Shiloh, was a package directed to John S. , Quartermaster-Sergeant, Thirty-second 11th regiment.
The following extracts show something of the feeling among the at home:
Augusta, Ind. March 6.
*** John, I thought you had been taken prisoner by Jeff Davis's Secesh hordes. John, you fellows are getting the Secesh tight place.
Just snatch one of them bald headed for me, and I will treat you Columbus, the Manassas of the West, is in our possession now, and if you fellows work is right, you will have Memphis in all time.
Lincoln, Ill., March 17. Dear Son:**
I have been very busy for a while, and could not get time to answer before.
Money is exc