STATE OF INDIANA
Indianapolis, Aug. 14th 1862,
Hon. Richd Yates,
I take pleasure in recommending to your favorable consideration Capt. Edward Wallace, now on the staff of Maj. Gen Lew Wallace. He has been connected with Ind. Reg. since the commencement of the present war and is a good officer and competant to command a Reg.
O. P. Morton
Gov of Ind
Gov. O. P. Morton,
Recommending Capt. Ed. Wallace to favorable consideration of Gov.
Ack receipt & say will be happy to appoint if oppy. but &c