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.

Notes:

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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