Charles Aleshire to Joseph Aleshire, 22 October 1867
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bitter pill for old Baldy again
he grew pale and pined and
actually talked about resign-
ing. said so I understand that
he was troubled almost to death
by the young officers who thought
that they knew every thing and
that he knew nothing. But
the old fellow fell upon another
place to endeavor to carry
out his plan and have his
house fixed partially at least
without an order. He wrote me
another letter directing me to ex-
pend a part of certain funds
that had been appropriated
for plastering mens barracks,
plastering his house. I replied
that the funds referred to had
already been expended plas-
tering the mens barracks.
this was worse than Caster
oil for Old baldy to take. I



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Created by Lisle Brown, Curator, Special Collectionss
2005, Special Collections, Marshall University