Dennis Ward to Richard Yates

Title

Dennis Ward to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-07-16

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

502854

Transcription

July 16, 1862

Camped at Harisons Landing Virginia on the James River

Mr. Gov Yeats of the State of illinois Sir I ask you for a fevor a cmision in one of your New Ridgment of Cavelry i have served since your first call for troops if you want any recomendasion aply to R M & O G Hough of Chicago well Drild in cavelry taxtix I was in six diferent engagement in Virginia

Please Ancer this to my selph in person i am your obedient servend Dennis Ward McClellan Dragons


Direct your leter to the McClellan Dragons HedQuarters Army of the Potomac


Dennis Ward of "McClellan Dragons" Harrisons Landing July 16, 62 Wants a commission in one of the new Regts of Cavalry

G. ansd M

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“Dennis Ward to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed April 9, 2020, http://chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/3827.