J. T. Robb to Uncle Jessee

Title

J. T. Robb to Uncle Jessee

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-04-29

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

508885

Transcription

Palestine, Illinois

April 29, 1864.

Uncle Jessee:

I understand that Gov. Yates is authorized to commission officers for negro companies and if that be true and I fail to get my appointment in the regular army I would like if you would use your influence in my behalf for an appointment in a company.

Answer me if practable, here,

Yours [etc?]

J.T. Robb,

21st Ills V.V.


Cobb JT.

Palestine April 19 64

Wishes position in Negro Regt.

Answered May 13th that all officers for the Ills regt had been comsd & that if he desired to go before Examining board would send him permit.

Loomis

[illegible]

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“J. T. Robb to Uncle Jessee,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 27, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/13198.