John A. McClernand to Richard Yates

Title

John A. McClernand to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1863-05-29

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

506806

Transcription

Private

Head Quarters 13th Army Corps

Battle Field near Vicksburg Miss

May 29th, 1863

Govr

Herewith you will find a letter giving an account of matters.

I am disgusted with the petty meanness which has penetrated the army.

Publish the enclosed letter as a private and unofficial communication respecting historical facts of public concern and oblige me and others.

Let the publication be immediately made.

Your friend & obt sevt

John A MClernand

Gov. Yates


(R)

McClernand John A

Major Genl Comdg 13th A C.

Near Vicksburgh May 29 63.

Encloses a letter giving an account of matters which he wishes published as a private and unofficial communication, says he is disgusted with the petty meanness which has penetrated the army.


Recd Ex O. June 8th 1863.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“John A. McClernand to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 6, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/6721.