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Fearing there will not be any women to marry when he returns home from the war, John Porter suggests that he and Francis "make some arrangement that will tend to our mutual benefit."
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Secesh; marriage; discharge
Marshall, John W., 1835-1922 -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 97th (1862-1865)
Marshall, John W., "Letter from John W. Marshall to Francis P. Porter" (1863). Harvey Collection Letters. 171.
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