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July 16, 1861
Wiley R. Johnston, Troy, Miami County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that the citizens of Miami County had requested him to inform Dennison of the conduct of the rebels in the vicinity, that the rebels had been threatening lives and to burn Troy, that the citizens of Miami County wanted legal authority to call out men to make a clean sweep of the rebels, that they would raise men at their own expense, and that with Dennison's authority they would execute vengeance on all who denied the Stars and Stripes.
2 pp.[Series 147-2: 32]

July 16, 1861
Milton Kennedy, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. To the Honorable J.B. Gregery. Letter stating that Doctor Lewis Schob wished Gregery to see the Governor and get Schob a commission to raise a German company for the 3 years service, that Schob could raise a company in a few days, and that Schob had seen service in the old country.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 53]

July 16, 1861
L. McComb, Columbus Grove, Putnam County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he wished to enroll a company of cavalry for three years' service, and asking if such a company would be accepted.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 53]

July 16, 1861
R.W. McFarland, Captain, Miami University, Oxford, Butler County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that the company raised in April numbered over one hundred men and that they were uniformed and armed with an inferior breech loading musket which was accurate at 200 to 300 yards, but which had no bayonet and was too light for one, that if there was trouble with the Kentucky secessionists they were ready to pitch in, that they wanted better weapons, that the guns they had were private guns and were bought and paid for in Oxford, that most members of the company were mechanics and businessmen, and that they drilled constantly with their muskets.
2 pp.[Series 147-2: 21]

July 16, 1861
Benjamin Miller, Evansport, Defiance County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General. Letter stating that the elected officers of a volunteer company had not received their commissions, and asking how they could procure 60 stand of rifled muskets with cap locks.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 24]

July 16, 1861
William F. Millikan, Pastor of Presbyterian Church, Linus Tracy, late Colonel, Ohio Militia, Mesopotamia, Trumbull County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter certifying that they were personally acquainted with James Horner, and stating that Horner had been at West Point for four years and with Governor Stevens on detached service on the North Pacific Railroad Survey for one year, and that they had seen him drill a company since the war broke out and considered him competent.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 37]

July 16, 1861
W[illiam] V. Peck, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter introducing M. Churchill who wanted to organize a company of infantry composed of individuals previously connected with the furnaces to serve during the "so called" war.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 41]

July 16, 1861
H.D. Pugh, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter regarding acceptance of a company to go into the new regiments forming.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 44]

July 16, 1861
J. Riggs, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that Mendal Churchill, who wished to obtain an order to raise a company to serve for three years or the duration of the war, was a gentleman of "unblemished" character possessing extensive knowledge, and that Churchill had for several years been manager of an iron furnace (the Keystone) in the southeastern part of Jackson County.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 42]

July 16, 1861
E.P. Scammon, Colonel, 23rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Commanding, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter regarding detailing a company from the 26thRegiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to Gallipolis.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 9]

July 16, [1861]
Edmund Scott, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking when the men sent home on furlough at the time their companies reorganized with three years volunteers were to be mustered out of service, if they must come to Columbus for that purpose, and if their term expired at three months from the time of enlistment or from the time of being mustered into United States service.
2 pp.[Series 147-2: 13]

July 16, 1861
W. Slocum, Captain, Company G, 23rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter recommending Private B.F. Cooper of Company H to fill the position of a 1st Lieutenant.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 12]

July 16, 1861
G.W. Sly, Edinton, Clermont County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter requesting a commission to raise a company for three years' service to be taken into service as soon as organized.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 70]

July 16, 1861
James M. Stant, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that George R. Lentz of Zanesville was desirous of raising a company for three years' service and wanted a commission for that purpose, and that Lentz was upright, temperate, energetic and industrious.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 34]

July 16, 1861
H.A. Towne, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter introducing the bearer, Mendal Churchill, who wanted to raise an infantry company from Jackson County, and stating that Churchill was a member of the firm of E.B. Greene and Company engaged in the manufacture of pig iron in Jackson County, and that Churchill felt it his duty to leave his business and enter into the service of his country.
2 pp. [Series 147-2: 43]

[July 16, 1861]
? Underwood, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking how Captain Carnes of Pike County could get into the recruiting service; and stating that Carnes would prefer raising an artillery company, that Carnes had been a military man for some 30 years, that Carnes' means were limited, that Carnes was sick and he was writing on his behalf, that Carnes was Captain of a cavalry company at Waverly, and that his father (General Underwood) had two sons, a son-in-law and a brother-in-law in the Union Army under General George B. McClellan. Bears pencilled notation reading "State employs no recruiting agents."
1 p.[Series 147-2: 46]

July 16, 1861
J. Walker, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. To Dear Sir. Letter stating that William Miller was at work raising a company.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 3]

July 16, 1861
L.N. Walker, 1st Lieutenant, 3rd Infantry, Mustering Officer, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. Statement certifying that he had mustered into the service of the United States for three years the field and staff and ten companies of Colonel August Moor's 2nd German Regiment, Ohio Foot Volunteers.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 84]

July 16, 1861
William S. Wilson, Harrisonville, Meigs County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting an order to raise a company.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 58]

July 17, 1861
C.R. Barclay, Beverly, Washington County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he thought he could complete a company in two or three weeks if not sooner.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 72]

July 17, 1861
John Beckley, Albany, Athens County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking if a company of volunteers would be accepted.
1 p.[Series 147-2: 74]

July 17, 1861
O.Bennet, Major Commanding, Battalion Headquarters, Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad, Harmer, Washington County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had located his headquarters at Harmer, that the mayor of the city had tendered the upper part of the market house for said purpose, that the location was convenient for all purposes connected with the command, that he had telegraphed Mr. Durana at Cincinnati in reference to transportation of troops along the line, that he would be afforded facilities to aid in relieving the two companies of Ohio Volunteer Reserve Militia, and that the citizens of Harmer were much pleased with the change of battalion headquarters and felt more secure against "depredations" from intruders across the river.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 18]

July 17, 1861
S. Breckenridge, 1st Lieutenant, 8th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Militia, Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking if the three months' men from Lorain County would be mustered out of service at the end of their three months' enlistment, and if they would receive their pay at the end of their enlistment or have to wait for it, stating that some of the three months' volunteers were desirous of re-enlisting as soon as discharged if paid, and requesting blank pay rolls for commissioned officers.
2 pp. [Series 147-2: 70]

July 17, 1861
H. Carcy, Jr., Xenia, Greene County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that William Norris had been home on a furlough and that he was now well enough to return to his regiment on the Kanawha, requesting a pass for Norris on the railroad, that Norris belonged to Company D of the 12th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that the regiment was commanded by his law partner and that he exercised the function of aid to the Colonel in some respects, and that there were some of the Greene County boys at home under the same circumstances as Norris and who were anxious to leave as soon as their health permitted, and requesting passes for these men. Includes a copy of Norris' furlough paper.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 55]

July 17, 1861
C.H. Coe, Utica, Licking County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had been elected Captain of their military company, and that the men looked to him to find out when the company would be called into service.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 54]

July 17, 1861
R.A. Constable, Brigadier General, Headquarters, Athens, Athens County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking if a company of cavalry would be received, requesting the number necessary to form a company for active service, and asking if there was a place for a full company of infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 72]

July 17, 1861
David M. Cortney, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter regarding his election as a brigadier general, and stating that he had not received his commission.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 181]

July 17, 1861
Jonathan Dakan, Lieutenant, Company C, Cameron, Monroe County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking why their company had not been accepted, and why their requests for arms had been put off while companies of home guards in Monroe County were supplied.
2 pp. [Series 147-2: 77]

July 17, 1861
Moses Findly, et. al., Mohawk Valley, Coshocton County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that they had a company of good and true men of high moral character organized as the Mohawk Village Home Guard, and that they respectfully tendered their services for acceptance, and requesting arms.
2 pp. [Series 147-2: 80]

July 17, 1861
John H. James, Jr., Adjutant, 26th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting a supply of blank morning reports.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 2]

July 17, 1861
J.C. Johnston, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. To Sir. Letter asking if either a company of cavalry or infantry would be accepted, and stating that when men were raised and had to wait a week or two before being accepted, many came up missing when called for.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 59]

July 17, 1861
Edd. McCue, Somerton, Belmont County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that many seemed anxious to form a reserve militia armed by the State to meet regularly for drill and which would be available to march immediately on call, and that these men objected to going into camp, but would fight when ordered during the War.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 35]

July 17, 1861
James P. Moore, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting permission to organize a company from the returned three months' volunteers of whom there were a great many in Cleveland ready to enlist for the duration of the War.
2 pp. [Series 147-2: 22]

July 17, 1861
George S. Mygatt, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting tents.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 30]

July 17, 1861
E. Nichols, Newark, Licking County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that his company could be ready on July 18.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 8]

July 17, 1861
Z.D. Palmer, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting a commission in the army, citing his Mexican War service.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 44]

July 17, 1861
J.M. Pearce, Agency of the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Rail Road Company, Forest Station, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that their company consisted of about 60 good men who held themselves in readiness for any call, requesting muskets, and stating that if necessary they would give security for the muskets or would pay the usual price of $1.25.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 89]

July 17, 1861
Willard P. Shins, Lieutenant, Company B, 2nd Reserve Regiment, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking if it was necessary to issue certificates to the members of his company who performed duty on the Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad or if the muster roll would suffice.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 32]

[July 17, 1861]
Robert Shirley, Charloe, Paulding County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter asking how many men had to be in a company so as to be accepted, if any would be taken who were 50 years old, and what course should be followed regarding those who signed the muster roll and now refused to go.
2 pp. [Series 147-2: 89]

July 17, 1861
Dennison Steele, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that Dr. J.M. Cooke of Toledo had been examined before the Medical Board and recommended for Surgeon's Mate, and that it would be gratifying to a large number of Toledo's citizens if Cooke could receive a commission.
1 p. [Series 147-2: 144]

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