I have parents back in Missouri who are getting old and I have not been a good son to them, yet I love them better than anything in this life. It does not matter what they say about me, but I am not a cut-throat and vagabond, and I want them to know whatll make them proud. So this is the long and short of it.
I always shot well, but came to be near perfect by shooting the contests held up at
I freighted, scouted, and spied a good bit and an occasional got out my rifle for a bit of sniping at Johnny Reb. I had more than a few close calls, but so did a lot of us boys. While I was awaiting orders in