Edward Aleshire to Reuben Aleshire, 18 May 1864
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               Nashville Tenn
                  May 18th 1864
Dear Father
                      We are
still here_ have
orders to "move im-
mediately" but cannot
get the necessary trans
portation_ Last evening
we recd position orders
"to go at 6 o'clock"
went to the Depot
but no transportation
we now have a promise
of transportation to-day
Part of the Regiment
goes -- my company
is one of the number
The understanding
now is that we go
 

 


 

 

 

 

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