Charles Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 31 March 1869
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in possession of all the facts so
as to enable him to connect any
false reports that might be put
in circulation concerning the
   Henceforth I will write to you
regularly and also the other
members of the family. Tell Mary
I will write to her by the next
mail. I intended to write to her by
this mail. but the Schooner sails
sooner than was expected and
I would not have time to write
her anything more than an ex-
cuse for past negligence. Give her
^my love^ This is not a very nurting
place but here we are and we
must content ourselves. it is
one of the misfortunes of Army
life to be sent to such places
occasionally. and we as well
as others must take our turn
at the isolated places, or posts





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