Madison Gen. Hospital
Indiana Dec. 12th 1864
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.
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
Madison Genl Hospital Indiana December 12th 1864
Requesting the transfer of several Illinois soldiers to the State of Illinois
Ansd Dec 19 64 Snyder