William R. Morrison to Jesse K. Dubois, enclosure

Title

William R. Morrison to Jesse K. Dubois, enclosure

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-08-15

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

506110

Transcription

Bethel Tenn

Aug 15 1862


Hon Jesse K. Dubois

Springfield Ills.

Dear Sir

You are organizing a number of new Regts. and will doubtless consult the interests of the Services by moving at least one officer of practical experience in each Company & Regimental Organization. Capt. Lewis W Moore of my Regt, 49th, who is a son of the late Gen James B Moore whom you will recollect among the pioneers of Ills, desires if it shall be agreeable all round to be appointed to a field office in one of the new Regts.

Capt Moore was in the Battle of Donelson and Pittsburg Landing and bore himself most gallantly in battle. He has superior qualifications as a commanding officer. in his appointment the public services will [illegible] a valuable officer While the officers & men of this Regt. will feel that their services have not been wholly forgotten Respectfully your friend

Wm R Morrison


Ansd Sept 20 – 62

49th Infantry:

Col J.N. Haynie

Bethel, Tenn. Aug. 15.

Recommends Capt. Lewis W. Moore to a field officer's Com'n. in one of the new Regts.

Hd Quarters

Bethel Tenn Augst 15th 1862

Uncle Jesse

I fully endorse all that is said by Col M R Morrison in the matter and am satisfied that Capt Moore will be an acquisition to any new regiment that will greatly benefit then he is an active thorough energetic brave officer & merits [illegible] of his country I Sincerely trust he may receive promotion

Respectfully

I N Haynie

Col 48th Ill Vol Infy

Comdg Post

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“William R. Morrison to Jesse K. Dubois, enclosure ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 6, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/4887.