Napoleon B. Buford to Richard Yates

Title

Napoleon B. Buford to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861-11-01

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

502298

Transcription

Cairo. Nov: 1. 1861.

His Excellency

Richard Yates

Dear Sir

Lieutenant Colonel F. A. Harrington of the 27th Regiment is an indefatigable officer and an accomplished tactitian. He is a candidate for the Colonelcy of the Artillery Regiment now being formed under your direction. I do not know an officer in the volunteer Service of this state who would be more efficient in disciplining and instructing the Regiment. I commend his claims to your consideration.

I have the honor to be

Your Obt. Servt.

N. B. Buford

Col 27th Regt: Ill: Vol:

I fully and heartily concur in the above recommendation

Hall Welson

Major 27th Ills.


N B Buford Col &

Hall Welson Maj

Recommending Lt Col F. A. Harrington for Col. of Artillery Regt.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Napoleon B. Buford to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 15, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/2446.