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Back from a leave of absence, Marshall suggests that a mutual acquaintance apply for a Clerk position with the Brigade Commissary, Captain Joshua Van Briner. Marshall has been offered and turned down an appointment to be Acting Judge Advocate on General Jefferson C. Davis's staff, a position that would remove him from the regiment and the line of promotion. He predicts his corps will be attacking nearby Confederate forces soon.
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Clason, Marshall Blair, 1837-1864 -- Correspondence; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence; Clason family -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 121st (1862-1865)
Clason, Marshall Blair, "Letter from Marshall Blair Clason to his father" (1864). The Letters of Marshall Clason. 11.
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