The following letter is a copy of the original one written by General John H. Morgan to Col. Thos. Boyers, concerning his stepson, Jack BROWN. The letter is at present owned by Mrs. Annie Boyers Baker, Gallatin, TN who is a half sister of Jack Brown, and daughter of Col. Boyers.
Col. Thos. Boyers' second wife, Annie Boyers, first married a Brown, having two sons, Jack & Billy. Jack was only 13 years old when he enlisted with the Confederate Army. As the troops were passing through Gallatin he ran away with them, riding on a horse behind Gen. John Morgan. Jack Brown was very young at the time he enlisted, but very brave, and fought bravely in the war between the States, ranking as a Captain.
April 20, 1863
Jack arrived last Saturday, is well, in fact looks better then I ever saw him, has grown a great deal.
He is not willing to leave here.
Give my regards to your lady.
John H. Morgan
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