September 1939

In the Olden Days

Volume 23, Issue 3

The following letters illustrate some of the difficulties of former Marine officers:

Marine Barracks, Brooklyn, New York

June 19, 1846


On the 12'' of this month application was made by Capt. English for a supply of muskets-No answer has been received to this letter-There are at present fifteen men at the post without arms and these men are daily increasing. I request your early attention to this.

I am respectfully,

Yr. Ob't. Servant,

Sam'l. Miller

Lt. Col.

Major A. A. Nicholson,

Quartermaster of Marines

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