Martin H. Cassell to Richard Yates

Title

Martin H. Cassell to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1862-10-29

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

506617

Transcription

Jacksonville. Oct 29th 1862.

Dear Governor.

In the 119th Regiment at Quincy - is a brother of our good friend James Stark of Augusta - William Stark a private in Company K. he is a very good man and will qualify for the position of Adjutant of the Post at Quincy and himself and friends desire him to have the place. If his Regiment remains at Quincy for the Winter and it is in your power to have him detailed or appointed as adjutant of the post it will serve your friends and be Considered a favor by your old friend James Stark.

Your friend

Martin H Cassell


Ansd. Nov 1/62 119th Reg

Martin H Cassell

Jacksonville Oct 29/62

William Stark brother of our friend James Stark of Augusta is a private in 119th Regt at Quincy. Wishes to have him appted Post adjutant at Quincy.

No such office

[illegible]

There is no law or regulation providing for appointment or pay of a Post Adjutant. The duties of that position are required to be performed by the Senior Regimental Adjutant or Lieutenant attached to regiment in camp.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“Martin H. Cassell to Richard Yates ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed June 17, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/5879.