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Marshall mentions a "gun matter" and his role in recovering General William R. Terrill's sword from the Battle of Perryville. He inquires about a sword he had requested his mother-in-law send to him. A possible promotion to the staff of General Charles Smith Hamilton is dashed with the General's resignation.

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Franklin, TN


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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)

Letter from Marshall Blair Clason to his mother-in-law



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