Carmen Hansen to Richard Yates

Title

Carmen Hansen to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1863-02-16

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

503640

Transcription

Camp Dennison Ohio

Febr 16th 1863.

Gov Yates

Dear Sir

I this morning take the pleasure of stateing to you that I was one that stood up and faced The Enemy at Storm River Battle in defence of this glorious Union and as it was my unlucky fate to receive 2 very severe wounds after which I was conveyed to this Hospital and have been confined here very close not allowed to go any place what ever. I want to know if I cant be conveyed to some Hospital in my own state where I would be better cared for or that I might get a furlough or a shot leave of absence for a short time as


my buisness are such that almost compels me to be at Home for a shot time. I being a man of a Family your Truly &c please give me an answer soon Direct to Camp Dennison Ohio Ward 30

Carman Hansen

22nd Illinois Inft.

Dear Sir.

If I can be favored with a transfer or leafe of absance for a shot length of time it would be a great faver to me

Uriah Foster

36th Ill Inft

Ward 30


File

Carman Hanson

& Uriah Foster

U.S. Hospital

Camp Denison Ohio

Ward 30.

Want transfer to Illinois Hospital or leave of absence.

File

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“Carmen Hansen to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 2, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/8404.