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make a clean sweep of them before the winter months come upon us, and am able at this date to report decided progress in the good work. I now have but one camp on my hands - Camp Nelson Ky still lingers. The withdrawal of transportation facilities delayed the breaking up of this camp one month. The exodus has again commenced and I hope to report the Camp closed on the 1st proximo. The Nashville, Memphis, President-Island, Clarksville, Louisville, Paducah, Columbus, Gallatin, Hendersonville Murfreesboro, Pulaski, Tunnell-Hill, and Chattanooga Camps, homes & hospitals are all closed. The great majority of those who have been recipients of the Government's Bounty have been established in good homes in the Country. They are at work for good wages. The exodus from crowded cities and towns to farms has been large and I trust that Christmas

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