Charles Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 4 September 1863
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     Head Ins 18th Battery Ohio Vol. Artillery
     Tullahoma Tenn. September 4. 1863

Mrs. Margaret Aleshire
                     Gallipolis O.
                                      Dear Mother.
I                                           have not
received any letters from you for some
time. but presume you have a good
and lawful excuse for not writing
as you always write unless such
is the case, I dont know what.
I can communicate that will
be interesting to you, the army is
perfectly silent at least our corps
is and I presume will be for
the next six months to come.
we are gaurding the R R and
the Bridges. I know some troops
have this to do, but I am
tired of this. I want my Bat-
 


 

 

 

 

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