Letter from William H.H. Cook to his brother, Amori B. Cook, dated November 21, 1861. In this letter, he discusses unloading hay and oats at camp, friends stationed at Camp Anderson, measles, his uniform, and guard duty. He also writes out the lyrics to "Dixie".
Military Service Note
Cook, William H.H. Riley. Enlisted in company B, Third Cavalry, Sept. 24, 1861, at Riley, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Oct. 3, 1861. Died of disease at New Madrid, Mo., March 24, 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Memphis, Tenn.