Mark Flower Letter: March 14 1864


Creator: Mark Flower
Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Date: March 14, 1864
Format: Image/jpg
Original Format: Document
Resource Identifier: A003210
Collection Number: c00005 – Emma Miller Papers
Language: English
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Relation: c00005 – Emma Miller Papers
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
Mark Flower Letter: March 14 1864, Page: 1

Mark Flower Letter: March 14 1864
Mark Flower Letter: March 14 1864

Headquarters 1st Brigade Enrolled Militia,
District of Memphis.
Memphis, Tenn., March 14th 1864.
My Own Loved Emma.
Your letters
for some cause or other of late _
Come tohand very iregularly _ I have
only had one letter from you
in five weeks _ why is this Emma?
I am not writing this for
a letter _ but as a note.
I have been
appointed an Asst. Adjutant Genl.
with the rank of Captain _ by the
Military Governor of the state of
Tennessee _ and assigned toduty
with Colonel John McDonald
Commanding 1.[illegible in original] Brigade
Enrolled Militia Dist.ofMemphis _
there is about six thousand soldiers
in Our Brigade _ we may be
Ordered Out toward Chattanooga

Mark Flower Letter: March 14 1864, Page: 2

Mark Flower Letter: March 14 1864
Mark Flower Letter: March 14 1864

Ere long _ tohelp Grants
Army drive back the Rebel
General Johnson from
Dalton _ Darling Emma
write tome soon _ I am
anxious tohear from you
Excuse the brevity ofthis letter
I now have great responsibilities
resting upon me _ and my
time _ is nearly all occupied
This ^ the first attempt I have
made towrite to anyone since
my appointment Love to
all _
I Remain as Ever
Your Own loving
P.S. Address
Capt. Mark. S. Flower
Asst. Adjt. General
Care of 1[illegible in original] Brigade E.M.
Col John McDonald Dist. ofMemphis
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