Adam Smith and others to Richard Yates

Title

Adam Smith and others to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-01-XX

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

511830

Transcription

Convalescent Camp 4 Div 15 H Chattanooga Tenn

Govnor Yates

Honored Sir

We the undersigned having been sent from our commands for reason of disability received on the summer campaign not being able to perform any duty and lay here for the last thirty days with our shelter tents as our only resort as quarters and about one fourth rations many of us suffering from old wounds as honest soldiers of Illinois we ask as a favor of you to assist us in getting to our own state where we will have some chance to get well as laying here on the ground is increasing our dability rather than improving our health

Company reg yours with respect

Adam Smith K 7 Illis N J Courter Co. G 66th Ill

Samuel Henley E 12 Ills W Carter Co. Co. C 60 Il

Hiram Russell 7 Ills H A Johnson Co. C 12 ills

D M Puterbaugh G 2nd Iowa Andrew Murpy Co 12 ills

A. McMillan A. 12th Ills F. G. Worden Co 12 50 Ill

James Y Gear 12 Illvs George Dasch C D. 9 Ills

Theodore Covill B 57 Ill Bornhard Vogel C D 9 Ill

Wm Cline B 57 Robert L Wilson Co. G. 66th

Thomas G Rader Co C 7th Iowa Fredric gray 12 Co C

Cumberland Rogers Co E the 12 Ill Joshua Ladely Co C 12 Ills

Joseph Richardson C 12 Ills


Smith, Adam

and other soldiers

In Convalescent Camp

Chattanooga Jany 65

Wants to be transferred to Hospital in Illinois

Ansd & appd for

Posten

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Adam Smith and others to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 2, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20619.