July 16, 1862
State of Illinois
The undersigned a Private in Company H 52nd Illinois Vol. wounded at Pittsburg Landing, sent to Cincinnati - Sent from there to my friends here on a 30 days furlough. The furlough expired and being still unfit for service, I procured certificate of my physician & sent to Post Surgeon at Cincinatti, but can get no reply. What am I to do To Whom shall I report and how. I wish to comply with regulations if I can find out what
they are. If I must report to Springfield in person please inform me & send pass, or if by surgeons certificate to whom.
Direct to me at Huntington, Indiana
Alexander his + mark McClelland
Attest: D.O. Daily
52nd Alexander his + mark McClelland
Huntingdon, Indiana July 16, 1862
Wounded, sent to friends, furlough expired. Still unfit for service. sent certif. of Surgn to Post Sur. Cinn, unable to get reply. Wants to know where to report. If at Springf. wants pass, attested by D.O. Daily.
Report to the nearest military commander or mustering office
answd July 26
A.G.O. July 19, 62