James M. C. Siders to Richard Yates

Title

James M. C. Siders to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861-06-12

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Language

en

Identifier

500413

Transcription

To Govener Yates

June the 12 1861 Ill

Tuscola Douglas Co

From James M C Siders

Privet volunteer of the 7th

Regiment of volunteers of Captain

W Clark Co C Which are at

Mattoon at this time I Was

enlisted by Capt Clark at

Monticello Piatt County ill on

the 19th day of aprile 1861 fore to

serve 3 months in the servis of

the U.States he said i would

get thirty three dollars for the

3 months and every thing [found?]

me and about the 20th of may

while in servis i was taken

with a Disiase which is Caled

the blind Piles which was

pronounced by the Doctor to be

incurable and by him i was

Discharged on the 3 day of June

leaving me sick without Close


and without money and i rite

you these few lines to see if you

Can Do Any thing for me as i

am now under the Doctors Care

and stand in need

of money and Cloths

both very bad

To Govener Yates from your

most humble servant

James M C Siders

if you must see the Disch

arge before you Can send my

things Write to me and I

will send it to you if you

send the money and Cloths

send them to Tuscola express

office Douglas County Illis


James M Siders

asking pay for

services in the

US service -

answered

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“James M. C. Siders to Richard Yates ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed April 9, 2020, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/1389.