Chaplain “can not preach………”

Charles S. Ramsay of the 44th Ohio Infantry Band

In part………

Camp Piatt Nov 3rd, 1861

letter reads in part:

“How I should like to be at home with you today and attend church. I have attended the meetings in camp but I do not like our chaplain. He cannot preach. There are nine of us sitting in this tent some reading others writing. some signing, others talking.”

The 44th Ohio Infantry served primarily in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Charles S. Ramsay mustered into service on 8 October 1861 and mustered out on 8 October 1862 at Covington, Kentucky.

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