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September 20, 1861
J.T. Gans, Eaton, Preble County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting an order to raise an infantry company for the three years' service; and stating that his younger brother, D.M. Gans, had a company which was now full and in Colonel Vanderveer's regiment at Hamilton, Ohio, and that Preble County could soon "roll up" another company of good men.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 8]

September 20, 1861
Steele Glenn, Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that pursuant to Buckingham's order dated September 5, he went on and tried to raise a company, but found it impossible to raise it by September 20, that he had 43 names enrolled, that he wanted his time extended two weeks, and that he thought he could report a full company within that time.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 82]

September 20, 1861
C.S. Hamilton, Marysville, Union County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that on behalf of several excellent men, he was making application for authority for L.W. Smith to raise a company of infantry in Union County, that Union County had done nobly in sending men, but more than half of them had gone with officers outside of the county, that it was believed there were enough men in Union County to make a company which would go only under officers from that county, that Smith wanted no office in the company, and that it was intended to officer the company in a manner which would secure the confidence of all.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 45]

September 20, 1861
George W. Landrum, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting the appointment as 2nd Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 50]

[September 20?, 1861]
J.A. Lemert, et. al. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter recommending Thaddeus Lemert who wanted orders to raise a company of infantry; and stating that they had full confidence in him.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 11]

September 20, 1861
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Department of the Ohio, Assistant Adjutant General's Office, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Circular stating that the Commanding General directed that all Mustering Officers in Ohio and Indiana were to immediately report to McLean the troops they had mustered into service since the first of August and, as far as they knew, where such troops were currently located, that hereafter they were to report without delay the troops they mustered in, and that all officers appointed by the Governor of Ohio and Indiana were to immediately report to McLean by letter. Bears a note from McLean to Buckingham requesting that the circular be given all possible publicity.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 148]

September 20, 1861
Alfred McVeigh, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Teunis (Tunis) P. Ashbrook wanted the order issued to him to raise a company changed to Lewis Spitler and J.B. Hancock who were willing to engage in the work, that Spitler and Hancock were good young men and could succeed in recruiting, that Ashbrook had one son and a son-in-law now in the field and was responsible for taking care of the families in their absence, and that by changing the order, it would be the means of getting men that perhaps could not be otherwise procured.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 22]

September 20, 1861
John C. Martin, Camp Vance, Hancock County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting the office of 1st Lieutenant in Company F, 21st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 67]

September 20, 1861
Alexander A. Monroe, Camp Vance, Hancock County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting the office of 2nd Lieutenant in the 21st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 74]

September 20, 1861
James R. Morris, Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he was writing again at the request of Samuel McVay who wanted authority to raise a company of infantry, that before McVay knew that it was necessary to have authority to raise companies, he had procured about 40 volunteers in the northern part of Washington County and the southern part of Monroe County, that McVay had since ceased his efforts and was waiting for authority from Buckingham, and that the gentlemen for whom he had written did not reside near each other and he thought it unlikely that they would compete so as to prevent the raising of one or more companies.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 41]

September 20, 1861
D.D. Owen, Sergeant, Company H, 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Charleston, [western Virginia]. To Governor William Dennison. Letter requesting to be transferred from Company H, 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to a company being formed for the 13th Regiment, New York Infantry under Captain E.S. Gilbert; and stating that he could have a higher position with the transfer.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 111]

September 20, 1861
Richard Packer, Captain, Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter stating that it was impossible for him to raise a company within the allotted time, that he did not know there was a company recruiting in Medina County at the time he made application, that had this information been available to him, he would have known that he stood a poor chance of raising a company, that he had wound up his business to go into the service and wanted to serve in some capacity, and that he understood there were to be recruiting offices established in Ohio and wanted to get an appointment to recruit for the service.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 40]

[September 20?, 1861]
William Smith, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that H.M. Chandler would furnish 1,000 men and horses for the army with his own means if Dennison would give him authority and take the Government notes, that Chandler would furnish proper references in the District, and that Chandler had the means and would use them for the army as low as the Government could do it.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 67]

September 20, 1861
William A. Smith, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as Captain in the 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 50]

September 20, 1861
Franklin E. Stowe, Braceville, Trumbull County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he was using every effort to have 50 or more men in camp by September 28, that he wanted to be attached to the 19th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that he was raising a crack company of country marksmen who would not waste their ammunition, that Buckingham's orders to raise companies were "pretty thick" and not half the time in good hands, and that it was difficult to raise a full company without doubling.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 45]

September 20, 1861
James Warnock, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as 1st Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 51]

September 20, 1861
H. B[lair] Wilson, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, 44th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Clark, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter stating that Captain [Lysander W.] Tulleys' company was the third company mustered in, that the members of this company thought they were entitled to the position of Company C, and that it was a most excellent company and would be full in a few days.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 32]

September 20, 1861
W.B. Woods, et. al., Newark, Licking County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that the bearer, Thaddeus Lemert, wanted an order to raise a company for the three years' service, that Lemert had some military experience having been a Corporal in Company F in Colonel [James B.] Steedman's regiment [14th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service)], that Lemert proposed to raise a company in the extreme eastern part of Licking County, a section in which there was no order for a company now outstanding and from which very few volunteers had been obtained, that there was plenty of material in the eastern portion of the county for two or more good companies and Lemert had been selected by his neighbors as the best man to take the lead and receive an order for a company, and that should Lemert receive authority to raise a company, it would not interfere with any outstanding order that they were aware of; recommending that Lemert receive an order for a company; and enclosing a recommendation of Lemert from some of his neighbors and acquaintances whom they knew to be of the highest respectability and character.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 11]

September 21, 1861
William H.G. Adney, Captain, Edward P. Henry, 1st Lieutenant, Robert B. Carter, 2nd Lieutenant, Summersville, Virginia. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that they were officers in the 36th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that their company [B] had been mustered into U.S. service on August 26 after which they were ordered almost immediately into the mountains of western Virginia where they had been ever since out of reach of mail facilities until the present; requesting that their commissions be dated so as to cover the time of their service which commenced on August 12 when they entered camp with a full company of 101 men and were required by their field officers to take actual command of the company; and stating that their line of communication in General [William S.] Rosecrans' army was now through Charleston, Virginia.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 166]

September 21, 1861
William Appler, Versailles, Darke County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter requesting a commission as Captain to raise a company of volunteers to serve during the war; and stating that one company had already gone into Camp Chase from Versailles, and that he felt certain another company could be raised with little difficulty.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 66]

September 21, 1861
Samuel Billings, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter accepting his appointment as 2nd Lieutenant in the 44th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 38]

September 21, 1861
O[rlando] C. Bowles, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as 1st Lieutenant in the 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 57]

[September 21?, 1861]
I.D. Clark, Captain. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that he had seen a notice that Dennison proposed to muster one Lieutenant for the purpose of recruiting; recommending G.W. Hollinger as a man in every way qualified for that position; requesting Hollinger's appointment provided it would not interfere with the choice of other Lieutenants to act in the company; and stating that his company was not yet filled, and that Hollinger was an active and energetic man and would render valuable service in the capacity of recruiting. Bears an endorsement of Hollinger written by D. Johnson, Treasurer of Van Wert County. Also bears a note from Hollinger requesting that an answer be directed to him at Camp Bootlery, 15th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry or to Camp Dennison as they might be moving.
3 pp. [Series 147-9: 79]

September 21, 1861
George Crook, Colonel Commanding, 36th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Summersville, western Virginia. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter recommending B.D. Fearing for the commission of Lieutenant with a view of making him Adjutant of the regiment; and stating that Fearing was the best qualified for the position, and that it was the desire of the regiment that Fearing should fill the position.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 181]

September 21, 1861
Jno. C. Dunlevy, Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter introducing his brother Howard; and stating that Howard wanted an appointment as Lieutenant with authority to recruit a company for active service, that Howard originally had raised a company of 63 men but the party who had at first agreed to go as Lieutenant put his brother in his place which disatisfied many of the men and they divided and went into different companies, that it was rather difficult currently to get men unless they could be promised service under [John C.] Fremont, that if Dennison commissioned his brother, he would guarantee that a company would be raised by the specified date, and that in the event of default, he would return the commission.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 48]

September 21, 1861
C[harles] C. Godman, Sergeant, Marion, Marion County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that he had served for three months in the infantry; citing his father [James H. Godman] and other officers connected with the 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) as references; and requesting a commission for an artillery company.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 42]

September 21, 1861
Oliver Grant, Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that 90 names were enrolled, that they proposed going to Camp Wool on September 24, and thought that 60 to 70 men would report on that date, that he wished to call Buckingham's attention to the difficulties they had to contend with locally, that there were several individuals endeavoring to fill up companies of volunteers for State service as well as many from Virginia, that two companies could be filled at once if their competitors were withdrawn, that the anxiety of Colonels to fill their regiments induced them to send orders to every part of the State, and that he was sure Buckingham could appreciate the consequences.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 81]

September 21, 1861
John A. Gurley, Aide-de-Camp, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Colonel N.C. McLean had just shown him a letter from Buckingham's assistant wherein McLean was required to report to the Governor of Ohio and receive authority to raise a regiment; enclosing the authority under which McLean was acting; and stating that this authority was given by Major General [John C.] Fremont and since recognized by President Abraham Lincoln and the War Department, that the regiment was promised to Major Robert Reily in August but by an arrangement between Reily and McLean, the latter was placed at the head of the regiment, that the regiment had been recruiting for some time and was about to go into camp, that this was the last regiment which Fremont would authorize to be raised in Ohio, that he wanted McLean to complete his work as soon as possible, and that if Buckingham desired it, he presumed an arrangement could be made so that McLean received his commission and regiment number from the Governor with the provisions that the regiment would serve under Fremont and that officers already appointed, and hereafter selected, would be retained in their places.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 125]

September 21, 1861
John E. Hanna, McConnelsville, Morgan County, Ohio. To Sir. Letter stating that Mrs. Flanagan had visited and informed him that her son, James Flanagan, left home on September 17 to join a cavalry company at Columbus; asking where that company was and how long it would be before the company left the State; and stating that James had been the main means of support for his mother as his father was a drunken, worthless man, that James' mother wanted him to return home if he had not been sworn in, and that James' duty to his parent required him to return home for humanitarian reasons.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 33]

September 21, 1861
Edward Hayes, Camp Giddings, Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as Captain in the 29th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 64]

September 21, 1861
G.W. Holly, Lockington, Shelby County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that he wanted a commission as Captain and an order for raising a company for the war; and asking how he could obtain such a commission and order, and to whom application should be made.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 43]

September 21, 1861
W.A. Hoon, Lieutenant, Company G, 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Assistant Adjutant General R[odney] Mason. Letter stating that he had seen by Mason's letter to R.W. Muse of Zanesville that Mason or the Adjutant General's Department would extend protection to recruiting officers against the practice of having men persuaded to desert when once enlisted; and asking if Mason would give this protection to officers who were recruiting Ohio regiments under permits and commissions from General [John C.] Fremont.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 9]

September 21, 1861
C.B. Howk, Sullivan, Ashland County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had now enrolled the names of twenty-five men and G.W. Kilburn of Troy Township had about the same number of men, that owing to the large number of men engaged in recruiting, fractions of companies were being raised, and that he and Kilburn had agreed to unite their men and would be ready to go into camp on September 25 with fifty or more men.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 13]

September 21, 1861
C[harles] B. Hunt, Captain, Company K, Merrill's Horse [2nd Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Cavalry], Headquarters, Camp Benton, Missouri. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that per order from the War Department at Washington, he was reporting the number of troops he had raised in Ohio under authority from General [John C.] Fremont, that his company consisted of 103 men rank and file with 3 commissioned officers and 100 enlisted men, and that these men were mustered into the service of the United States for the term of three years or during the war on September 6, 7, and 9 by Lew Wilson, Captain, 17th Regiment, U.S. Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 89]

September 21, 1861
William Jones, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter accepting his appointment as Captain in the 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 49]

September 21, 1861
Jno. W. Jordan, Headquarters, 36th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Militia, U.S. Army, Camp Wayne, Richmond, Indiana. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had received authority from Buckingham for the organization of a company in Preble County, Ohio, that prior to receiving said authority, he had entered into an arrangement to drill the 36th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Militia, that this arrangement was about to expire and he had decided to apply for a field position, that he therefore hoped Buckingham would give someone else the authority, that he had been tendered the position of Adjutant of the 36th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Militia, that Ohio was his native state and he preferred to go into the service with some Ohio regiment as Major, and that he held ythe position of Drill Master to the 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) while the regiment was in Virginia and had been recommended by the officers of that regiment.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 117]

September 21, 1861
C[hristopher] Keary, 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, 8th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service), Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Captain William Kenny, Company B, 8th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had written to him for 15 or 20 men and he had succeeded in raising 10 who were ready to join the company; asking how these men were to be sent forward; and stating that the regiment was currently at Camp New Creek in western Virginia.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 39]

September 21, 1861
W[illiam] J. Kinnear, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. To Governor William Dennison. Letter stating that he had seen an article in the Cincinnati Commercial which noted that Dennison had the authority to muster one Lieutenant on the commencement of the organization of a company, that Captain John Q. Black had received a commission to recruit a company in Circleville and wanted Kinnear to join him as a Lieutenant, and that he had served in Black's company [G] in the 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service); asking how to go about securing an appointment as Lieutenant; and enclosing a copy of the aforementioned article from the Cincinnati Commercial.
2 pp. [Series 147-9: 44]

September 21, 1861
A[ndrew] J. Konkle, Commanding Battery [D, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery], Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter asking which of his 1st Lieutenants were entitled to the seniorship; stating that Lieutenant [Paul F.] Rorbacher arrived in camp first and Lieutenant [Lemuel P.] Porter had been recruiting for the past month, that his battery was now about full, and that he would be pleased to receive his guns, etc., as soon as possible to enable him to proceed in drilling his men; and requesting an immediate reply as to when he could expect his equipments.
1 p. [Series 147-9: 24]

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