heavy cannonading was hird yesterday in the direction of Matterson C.H. suposed to be a cavaldry fight - we was under marching orders last night but every thing is aquuiett this morning and I am in hopes will remain so for a few days

Thare was a hevy frost near on the twenty first inst and all so one this morning it begins to feel like winter time, fine [text loss]eveng comfortable, night and morning and night especialy for blankets and sceance and clothing is thin, being so warm last week and now sutch a sudent change it goes hand with us but I am in hopes that we will survive it yet The helth of our army is very good, thare [inserted: is] not <text loss>ase of siekness in The Regment tha [text loss] kno of, and all appear To be in high spirits,