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September 13, 1861
R.H. Cochran, Martin's Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that there was enough material in his part of the State for the organization of another good company, but there were so many irresponsible and unauthorized parties recruiting that the elements were scattered and it was difficult to perfect any one organization, that if Buckingham sent him authority, he would join with one or two experienced individuals and thought he could soon have 100 men in camp, and that he could probably recruit most successfully for the 15th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; providing references; and stating that he desired to aid in pushing their good cause to a speedy termination.
2 pp. [Series 147-8: 40]

September 13, 1861
T.L. Condit, Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter stating that he had made several unsuccessful efforts to enlist men in an infantry company, that Washington County had been thoroughly canvassed for volunteers, that besides those who had gone into Ohio companies, great numbers had been taken to fill up regiments for service in [western] Virginia, and that he would make no further use of the authority granted him to raise a company.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 55]

September 13, 1861
S.S. Cox, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that A.J. Dickinson of Fremont, Ohio, a prominent and active man, wanted a commission to raise a company; and asking what Buckingham could do for Dickinson.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 38]

September 13, 1861
Isaac L. Crane, M.D., Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as Surgeon of the 22nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 44]

September 13, 1861
John Crowe, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting authority to raise a company for three years' service; stating that he had been Captain of Company D, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) and had served as 1st Lieutenant of a militia company for the last five years, that he was present with his command during the fight at Vienna, Virginia and at the battle of First Bull Run (Manassas), that the officers of the 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) would bear testimony that he endeavored to do his duty while in the service, that he should have applied to Colonel [Alexander McDowell] McCook for a commission, but was preoccupied with business matters needing attention upon his return, and that as a native of Ireland and an adopted citizen of the United States, he felt it his duty to serve in the hour of the country's travail and to leave his wife and children and all who followed that good old flag and to rescue from its foes, both open and covert, the best and wisest form of government yet discovered by man; asking what the law was in regard to the lowest number of men that would be received into camp, if men would be subsisted at government expense from the time they were enlisted, if it was proper to swear them in upon enlisting, and who was competent to swear them in; and stating that he could get an efficient man to go with him as Lieutenant, and that they had the promise of a good number of returned volunteers and others to enlist.
3 pp. [Series 147-8: 39]

September 13, 1861
George W. Culver, Captain, Company D, 49th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting the appointment of Captain.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 33]

September 13, 1861
Manning F. Force, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as Lieutenant Colonel in the 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 2]

September 13, 1861
John H. Foster, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as Major of the 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 50]

September 13, [1861]
P[erkins] A. Gordon, M.D., Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter accepting his appointment as Surgeon of the 35th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 34]

September 13, 1861
R[obert] Hanson, Norwich, Muskingum County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he wanted authority to raise a company for the war, and that he had served in the Mexican War as a Sergeant, and in Company H, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) as a Sergeant.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 40]

September 13, 1861
Samuel M. Harper, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting the appointment of 2nd Lieutenant in Company G, 49th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 8]

September 13, 1861
L.A. Harris, Colonel Commanding Post, Headquarters, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that as commander of Camp Dennison, he understood it to be his duty to make post returns to the Adjutant General of the United States for the information of General [William S.] Rosecrans, but not to Buckingham's department, and that General Bates had given him no papers or orders upon retiring from the command; enclosing morning field reports of the 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry per General Order Number 45; and stating that he had written Governor [William] Dennison regarding the strength of Camp Dennison and informed him that he would continue to do so if desired, but had received no answer.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 73]

September 13, 1861
Daniel Hartsough, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting the appointment of 1st Lieutenant of Company G, 49th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 9]

September 13, 1861
John Kennett, Colonel, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking Buckingham to designate the number of their regiment; and stating that according to the Columbus Journal, the number 3 had been assigned to another regiment of cavalry, that Kennett was aware Buckingham did not formally recognize his regiment as belonging to the military organization of Ohio, but under the agreement between Governor [William] Dennison and Major General [John C.] Fremont, the former permitted the sons of Ohio to rally in defense of Missouri, and that the State of Ohio should have credit for the contribution of her sons to the national defense against traitors.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 93]

September 13, 1861
John Kingsborough, Shelby, Richland County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that he had been solicited by his friends, including many three months' volunteers, to ask Dennison for a Captaincy together with the prerequisites to recruit a company of volunteers in Shelby for United States service, that he had some experience in the army as well as a thorough understanding of military tactics, that he was elected Brevet 2nd Lieutenant in Company D, 15th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service), that said office was not recognized in the army and he was therefore reduced to the ranks, and that he was in all the company's forced marches and had done his duty.
2 pp. [Series 147-8: 20]

September 13, 1861
J[ason] S. Lewis, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Whom It May Concern. Letter resigning the position of 1st Lieutenant of Company K, 34th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 5]

September 13, 1861
Davis Miles, Chesterville, Morrow County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had been energetically working to raise another company of infantry from Chesterville and vicinity under orders dated September 5, that if his health would allow him to say to the boys that he would go himself, he thought he could raise the company soon, that there had been one company in the three months' service from Chesterville, and a majority of Captain Hyatt's company was from Chesterville and in the 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that there was an order issued to a Mr. Turner of Morrow County and they were now operating together in hopes of sending another company soon, that if they succeeded, they wanted the company attached to the 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that they currently had 40 and 50 names respectively on their rolls.
2 pp. [Series 147-8: 103]

September 13, 1861
Jacob Mosier, Company D, 49th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting the appointment of 1st Lieutenant.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 6]

September 13, 1861
Joel Pomerene, Mt. Hope(?), Holmes County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter stating that he had been well acquainted with Dr. W.N. Yoder for several years and knew him to be a man of good moral character, strictly temperate, and possessing unbounded courage combined with good judgement; recommending Yoder as a man eminently qualified to be commissioned Captain in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and stating that the community in which Yoder resided would "rejoice" upon hearing of him being successful in obtaining a commission.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 9]

September 13, 1861
L.D. Rucker, Superintendent, Cleveland and Toledo Railroad, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting the correct form or certificate to be used for the transportation of troops on account of the State.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 29]

September 13, 1861
E[dward] Siber, Camp Brown, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter asking whether a Waggon Master was to be appointed in the 37th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and by whom. Bears pencilled notation reading "Baggage trains are under charge of Quarter Master who appoints Waggon Masters."
1 p. [Series 147-8: 23]

September 13, 1861
George E. Sloat, Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter accepting his appointment to the 14th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry as Assistant Surgeon.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 46]

September 13, 1861
Edward Stine, Canton, Stark County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter requesting an appointment as Captain of a company in some regiment for three years or the war; and stating that he was a well- drilled man and had drilled for five years, that he was thoroughly drilled in Hardee's tactics, that he had been spending a pile of money and time recruiting for the war, that he was anxious to have the rebellion put down as soon as it could be done, that he had a family to maintain and was not a rich man, but was willing to do all in his power for the glorious union, that he was 31 years of age, that he had a clear and distinct voice as a result of teaching singing school for eleven years, that he wanted the power to draft one hundred men out of Stark County, but hoped a draft would not be necessary, and that he thought there were enough men willing to volunteer in the State to meet the demand.
3 pp. [Series 147-8: 43]

September 13, 1861
L[uther] M. Strong, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as Captain of Company G, 49th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 8]

September 13, 1861
M. Welker, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter stating that Samuel Smith from the northern part of Wayne County wanted an order to raise a company for the service, that Smith had the names of 40 men who would enter the company, that he was assured by good men from Smith's neighborhood that Smith would be able to raise a company in a short time, that Smith was a very suitable person to raise a company and an influential and energetic man, that Smith's company would not interfere with the two nearly full companies being raised in Wooster, and that he thought two more companies could be raised in Wayne County.
2 pp. [Series 147-8: 54]

September 14, 1861
Thomas M. Beamer, Fletcher, Miami County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting an order to raise a company of volunteers for the service; and providing references including Dr. V.G. [Godwin Volney] Dorsey.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 16]

September 14, 1861
Thomas Campbell, Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that his friend R.M. Voorhes, late 1st Sergeant of Company A, 16th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) wanted authority to raise a company of infantry for the war, that Voorhes was a young man of good, active business habits, strict integrity and temperate habits, and that with the necessary authority, Voorhes could raise a company consisting mostly of returned volunteers within a week or two and ready for marching; and providing references.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 141]

September 14, 1861
D.C. Carr, Akron, Summit County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he recently learned that G. J. Wright of Akron had received the proper authority for raising a company of infantry, that since there might be objections to issuing orders to so many in the same place for the same purpose, he and Wright would operate together until one company was organized, and that if the prospects warranted, one of them would then proceed to organize another company.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 89]

September 14, 1861
J.C. Comstock, late Captain, 1st Connecticut Volunteers, Hartford, Connecticut. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he was advised by friends in Ohio that officers of experience were needed in Ohio to be employed instructing troops in drill and that staff appointments were open to such officers, that he had extensive experience in drilling recruits and at one time had the entire charge of instructing a military school in tactics, that he considered himself thoroughly competent to instruct in Hardee's tactics, that he had commanded the right flank company of the 1st Connecticut Regiment through the late campaign in Virginia, that the regiment returned home a few weeks before and had been discharged, that he was forming a company for one of the new regiments, but much preferred a staff appointment if he could secure one out of the State of Connecticut, and that he would send whatever testimonials were required as to character and capacity.
3 pp. [Series 147-8: 100]

September 14, 1861
Daniel H. Converse, Conover, Miami County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter asking if Dennison would accept another company; and stating that he thought he could raise a company of about 85 able bodied men by October 1, that there were a great many local residents who were anxious for him to get a commission and raise a company, and that he had served for three months and felt it his duty to go again.
2 pp. [Series 147-8: 101]

September 14, 1861
A[braham] C. Cummins, Captain, Company D, 15th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service), Camp Bartley, near Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter recommending Lieutenant John Kingsborough; and stating that Kingsborough had all the qualifications of a prompt, active, efficient, and brave officer, that Kingsborough had served with him for four months in western Virginia and had always shown high merit as a soldier and an officer, and that Kingsborough wanted to recruit a company.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 42]

September 14, 1861
John H. Dickerson, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that each Quartermaster provided for the wants of the troops in his Department, that he provided only for the troops in the Department of the Ohio, and that troops in Missouri must look to General [John C.] Fremont's Chief Quartermaster for supplies of every description.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 75]

September 14, 1861
Joseph Failor, Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting an order authorizing him to raise a company of one hundred men to serve as light infantry during the war, and that he be notified by September 17 since the Crawford County Fair was scheduled on the three succeeding days; and stating that there would be a good opportunity for securing names during the fair, and that he could probably get up a company in about ten days from the reception of the order.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 12]

September 14, 1861
H.H. Fickel, Headquarters, 32nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as 2nd Lieutenant in the the 32nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 6]

September 14, 1861
Joel W. Garrett, Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting a commission to raise a company of men for cavalry service during the war; and stating that the men could be raised at Upper Sandusky within a short time.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 61]

September 14, 1861
Benjamin W. Goode, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as 1st Lieutenant in the 54th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 7]

September 14, 1861
Orin B. Hays, Captain, Hiram Chance, 1st Lieutenant, and Jehu L. Hollopeter, 2nd Lieutenant, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting their appointments in the 49th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 5]

September 14, 1861
Dwight Jarvis, Massillon, Stark County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had been asked to write Buckingham by several young men at Massillon who said they could raise a company for the war if they received assurance that the expenses of subsistence, while enlisting, would be paid by the State or General Government, and that he felt the gentlemen who proposed to raise the company would put forth their best efforts.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 114]

September 14, 1861
Paul Jones, West Windsor, Richland County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had been requested by his friends to raise a company of infantry; requesting an order to that effect; and stating that he had served two years in the Mexican War, and that he was ready to serve his country and to lay down his life, if necessary, in order to put down and crush the "wicked" rebellion. Bears a recommendation of Jones signed by ten individuals.
1 p. [Series 147-8: 42]

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