Nathan Crews to Jesse K. Dubois

Title

Nathan Crews to Jesse K. Dubois

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-04-14

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

501560

Transcription

Camp Pittsburg Tenn

April 14th 1862

Jesse K Dubois

Dear sir

Thair is a strong probability that thair will be a vacancy for a field officer in our Regt soon. And thair will be any amount of applicants for said office. I write this note for the purpas of soliseting your influence in my be half I think that my exsperiance is sufficient to wornt me in saying that I coulde discharge the duties of Major or Leut Col and I am satisfide My appointment woulde meet with the approbation of this Regt, our County (Wayne) has turned out near 12 hundred souldiers and she has never hade a field officer. You will pleas lay may claim befor Gov Yates at the proper time

Yours Respectfully

Nathan Crews


Gov Yates

I hope if a vacancy should occur, you will remember our friend whom “we thought dead but is alive”

O M Hatch


Capt. N. Crews

Pittsburg T. Apr 14

Promotion.


Moses

Crews is a member of Legislature. Write him that I estimate him highly & will try & rember his case

Com sent

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Nathan Crews to Jesse K. Dubois,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 22, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/3475.