To Mrs. Lyon.
Fort Henry, Tenn., Wed. a. m., Oct. 22, 1862.— There is a boat going down and I think I will write a few lines to let you know that I am well. We are having beautiful weather now, Indian summer days and cool nights. This morning we had quite a frost and but little fog. When these fogs disappear and the ague subsides it will be safe for you to come. I think that, we shall remain here the most of the winter.