John D. Cullison to Richard Yates

Title

John D. Cullison to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1863-12-15

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

507284

Transcription

Lexington Dec 15th 1863

Exc Governor Sir,

having received a fiew from you, & giving me infermation but which I was ignorant of at the time, but as a soldier I had ought to have known this before, I wish to ask a fiew things in which I am now ignorant of. that is I having been put in the invalids corpse, against my own will and I now feel able to bee-at my respective regiment and company also but as it is I can not go on the account of being in the invalid corpse, and I wish to eather go to my regt or bee transfered to my own state if possible, I would like to go to Chicago Ill if I could, or if I could go to my Regt I would go, but as I now am, I cannot


go to my Regiment nor Reinlist nor bee transfered to my own state in which I wish to go if I could in the way of Military order if possible grant me one request your humble soldier

John D. Cullison

65th regt Co.I Lexington Ky

Ill Voll.


Cullison John D

Lexington Ky Dec 15 1863.

Has been transferred to the Invalid Corps Wishes to be ordered to his Regt or transferred to Illinois

Executive O Dec 1863

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“John D. Cullison to Richard Yates ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 2, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7603.