James T. Tucker to Richard Yates

Title

James T. Tucker to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-04-27

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

508872

Transcription

Headquarters, Department of the Gulf,

New Orleans, 27 April 1864.

To His Excellency,

Richard Yates.

Governor of Illinois.

Springfield, Illinois.

Dear Sir,

It gives me pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of a Commission as "Colonel of Illinois Volunteers" and while thanking you for the honor that you have conferred upon me, allow me to say that if I can in any way serve my state, its troops, or its Governor I shall ever be,

with Great Respect,

Yours to command.

James T. Tucker,

Colonel and Private Secretary,

Major General Banks.


Tucker James T.

New Orleans April 27 64

Acknowledges receipt of Commission as Col of Ill Vols. If he can in any way serve Gov. he is at his service --


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File

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“James T. Tucker to Richard Yates ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 1, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/13185.