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From Camp Lyon

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HeaD Qoaetbbs Ist Jlicn. Cavai.ry,? Camp Lyon, Detroit, 1861, Mr. E. B. Pond: Dkar Sir:- Ab but üttle tal knowB in your eeclion about the state' of afinirs in this Regiment, - Ooi. Brodh.ead'8 Cavalrjp', - I wil! givo you n hort statement ol things as they ::re. Vo are e#cnmped on tbe Harmramok race conrse, and have now nearly 12-00 men in camp. and by far tl e best lot of men t hut huve yèt been raised ; in the State inr.c the lit Ivfantry m nt. The Goitipauies', tweïve in ber, are all orgaöfied and fullyofiBuered. They will bo " lettered " tö uay, und I j will sciid you i list of companies and officurs in my nest. We havo good quartera and good iooil, wc drill six I houi-s per day,dre8s parado at sis P M. In Capt. Stebbins Cotnpany (A will j be) there are eight Ann Albor boys, j as iollowe: II. Krapf, L, Keel, E. Vanderwárker, E. OorseHue N. II. Wïnans, G. O. Ido, II. C. Ido and S. Lalhiop, wliich a all from thfft town, but there aro 75 or 80 front the Coutjty. We are getting along fiaely ! with the dril Is, of whieh we havo two i 7 i nainely, Trooper dismounied and ' Troopcr rnounted, each different irom the otber a:d different frbm Infantry drill, being much moro diñcult. Uur uniforme are in town and we expeot them t.o morrow. Of course we dun't know when wo shall be called away, i but are ready and anxioua to bo off. ■ But tho trutnpet sounds for dinncr and I must close íur the presnt, Tours Truly. II. .


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