Louis Watson to Richard Yates

Title

Louis Watson to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861-06-04

Rights

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

Language

en

Identifier

500351

Transcription

Camp Wood

Asst Surgeon's Department

16th Regt Ills Volunteers

His Excellency

Richard Yates

Governor of Illinois

Sir. I have been reccommended for the appointment of Surgeon to the 16th Regt. Enclosed please find the reccommendation of the Field Officers and also one signed by Citizens among your most promminent friends in Quincy.

The appointment conferred upon me by your Excellency as required by the Despatch annexed will be thankfully appreciated by

Yours Most Respectfully

Louis Watson MD

Quincy June 4th 1861


Louis Watson

asking appointment as Surgeon

answered.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“Louis Watson to Richard Yates ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed June 24, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/1326.