C. A. Dana to Richard Yates

Title

C. A. Dana 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

513828

Transcription

With J. Holt letter 11/29/64

                            War Department
                                   Washington City,
                                                December 12th 1864

Sir:

       The Secretary of War instructs me to transmit the enclosed copy of a report of the Judge Advocate General relative to Hiram Stanton, a Deputy Provost Marshall, now confined in the jail of Marion County, Ill., upon a charge of murder; and to request that you will give directions to have Stanton turned over to the military authorities for trial before a military tribunal, the homicide upon which the charge is based having been committed by him while in the discharge of his duty.
                                    I have the honor to be, Sir
                                       Your Obedient Servant
                                              C. A. Dana.
                                         Assist Secretary of War

His Excellency Richard Yates.

         Governor of Illinois.

War. Department.

Washington Dec 12," 64

Dana C. A.

Ass't Sect'y War

Transmits copy of Report of Advocate General in case of Hiram Stanton, a Depty Pro. Mar. now confined in Marion Co Jail, Charged with murder _ and requests you to direct that he be turned over to Military Authorities, as the crime charged was committed while in discharge of his duty.

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Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“C. A. Dana to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed January 23, 2021, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19040.