John McClelland to Richard Yates

Title

John McClelland to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-12-12

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

513821

Transcription

Madison Gen. Hospital

Indiana Dec. 12th 1864

Gov Yates

Dear Sir

We the sick and wounded soldiers belonging to Illinois Regiments at Madison Gen Hospital Ind do petition your excellency to have us transferred to our own state for treatment.

Names Regt

John McClelland 50th Ill Vol Infy

Thomas Savage 64th Ills Vol

Harlow J. Smith Co. A 45th " " "

John Craig Co F 96th " " "

Joseph Armstrong 38th " " "

James H. Marland 80th " " "

John L. Lenkart 112th " " "

Samuel Wilcox 96th " " "

Hugh R. Bain 45th " " "


[illegible] Longoron [L.?] 129 [Iln]

John G. Goland 18 Illinois

Charles H. Bass Co D 25 Wis Vol

Ansel Hulbert Co B 25 Wis vol

John A. Murray Co. I 12 Wis

William A. Benell co. C 49 ill

Hamilton C. Peterson Co. G. 64 Ill

Alvah Howard Co. G. 36th "

John Leake Co. E. 50 Ill

Abel Hensel Sergt Co I 12th Ills Vol

James M. [Kobb?] [110?] Ill


There are many more who would sighn this petition was it presented to them. There are many sick and wounded who will never be able for service and are desirous of getting to their own state.

We hope this will meet with your approval.

Yours very Respectfully

John McClelland


McClelland John

Madison Genl Hospital Indiana December 12th 1864

Requesting the transfer of several Illinois soldiers to the State of Illinois

Ansd Dec 19 64 Snyder

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4

Citation

“John McClelland to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed January 17, 2021, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19033.