An Interesting Love Letters publishes the following love received by a soldier in the army of Tennessee, and appended to his application for a furlough Gen. Johnston
granted a leave of absence How could he avoid it?
February 13, 1864.
By Money Osteench Friend.--I am aware that you will be surprised to hear that father and mother has consented for myself and you to get married which me great I don't feel as though I could ever give my gunshot to marry any other gentleman, for you know yourself that I have always esteemed you higher than any one else.
* * * bear in mind — you know you once said that you never could live and in the armes of Another man. Know is the to prove it. You will had to come home immediately.
I am shore that the commanding officers will not object to your having a furrow to come with such important business as that, Mr.
has give their consent, thinking that you would hardly get a furrow, an then they could say it was not their fault; but I want you to take them surprize.
I know, if you love me as you say you do, you will not dare to come.
Give my kindest regards to Gen. Johnston
, and tell him to be a friend to matrimony this line for my sake.
Nothing more until I hear from you, and be assured that I shall await your arrival with the greatest anxiety.
Yours as ever,
Ton ami, H. T. W.