Napoleon B. Buford to Richard Yates

Title

Napoleon B. Buford to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-07-24

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

503073

Transcription

Head Quarters, 1st Brigade

3rd Div: Army of the Miss:

July 26. 1862

His Excellency Richard Yates

Gov: of Ills

Sir

Lt Col: Green B. Raum, of the 56th Regt: Ill: vols has served in the same Division with me for the last two months, & I have had the opportunity of witnessing his soldier like bearing, & commending his devotion to his duties. He is desirous of Commanding a Regt: & is imminently worthy of the position.

I have the honor to be

Your Obt. Svt.

N. B. Buford

Brig: Genl:

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

1

Citation

“Napoleon B. Buford to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 19, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/4322.