Daily Register Print & Pub. Co.

303 Broadway

New York, July 27Th 1879

Gen Henry J. Hunt

Dear Sir

Yours of the 14th inst. is at hand. In reply I have to say that I can not be the person referred to as I ? on duty in another part of the field, acting on staff duty. I know nothing of the subject matter in ?.

Hoping that the right may triumph ? the contest


I am

Yours Truly

Joshua T. Owen

Late Brigl. Gen. Vols.