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February 26, 1862
David Snodgrass, Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter reporting on his recruiting activities; and stating that he would return his papers on Monday next when he had recruited the balance of a full company. Portion of letter missing.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 200]

February 27, 1862
V[alentine] Bausenwein, Colonel, 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Fort Donelson, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Captain [Joseph N.] Brown, Company B, 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had committed several acts unbecoming a gentleman and an officer and he left him the choice either to resign or be brought before a court martial, that Brown preferred the first step, that John Ander Egg, late 1st Lieutenant in Garibaldi's army, enlisted in the 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry on February 10, 1862, that Company B being without a Captain on the day of the battle of Fort Donelson, Ander Egg volunteered to take charge of the company as skirmishers, that Ander Egg displayed so much military knowledge and personal bravery on that occasion that the officers of the 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry drew up a petition to have him appointed Captain in the regiment, and that according to these antecedents, he had appointed John Ander Egg as Captain in place of J[oseph N.] Brown, resigned, whose commission he enclosed. Bears a note stating that a Captain had been appointed at Washington City for the 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and ordered to follow the regiment.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 8]

February 27, 1862
V[alentine] Bausenwein, Colonel Commanding, 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Fort Donelson, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had forwarded the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant C[onrad] B. Krause of Company G, that in Krause's place, with the consent of the Governor of Ohio, he had appointed Sergeant Major Theodore Scheid, the senior non-commissioned officer of the 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that he hoped Buckingham would have the kindness to provide Scheid's commission.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 108]

February 27, 1862
Charles P. Dennis, Sergeant Major, 47th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Post Gauley Mt., Virginia. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he was recommended some time since by Colonel F[rederick] Poschner and Lieutenant Colonel L[yman] S. Elliott for promotion to 1st Lieutenant in the 47th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that he did not aspire to a 1st Lieutenancy when there were so many 2nd Lieutenants worthy of promotion, that he was very much surprised when he found that he had been so recommended, that the promotion of a Sergeant or Sergeant Major over a 2nd Lieutenant would only engender bad blood and give him an unpleasant position in the regiment, that he therefore requested that 2nd Lieutenant J[oseph] L. Pinkerton of Company A or some other 2nd Lieutenant be promoted and that he be given a commission to fill their place, that he was formerly Orderly Sergeant of Company A and was promoted to the office of Sergeant Major by Colonel Poschner in October 1861, a position he had since held, and that if necessary, he could procure other recommendations as to his ability besides those now in Buckingham's hands.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 7]

February 27, 1862
O[liver] D. Greene, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Louisville, Kentucky. To Colonel M[oses] B. Walker, 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Extract from Special Order No. 54, stating that the resignation of Lieutenant Colonel C[yrus] Grant, 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on February 27, 1862. By command of Brigadier General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 82]

February 27, 1862
Isaac N. Walter, 2nd Lieutenant, 47th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Gauley Mount, Virginia. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had written on February 17, informing Buckingham that on reporting himself per orders to Colonel [Frederick] Poschner on February 15, Poschner told him there were no vacancies in the 47th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that he had asked Buckingham what to do, but had as yet received no answer, that Poschner said he had not been informed of his appointment until his arrival, that although his commission was dated January 9, a Lieutenant Campbell, who was appointed by Governor David Tod, had arrived since he came and been assigned to a company, that as he had gone to considerable expense in equipping himself, he did not like to be thrown out in this manner and receive nothing for it, and that he referred Buckingham to his friend, Ed P. Christie, for all information regarding this affair and himself.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 64]

February 28, 1862
Harry G. Armstrong, Major, 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Paw Paw, Virginia. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Colonel S[amuel] H. Dunning had resigned his position in the 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; requesting a promotion to Lieutenant Colonel in case J[ohn] H. Patrick was appointed Colonel; stating that he thought his present position as Major entitled him to the regular line of promotion in the field officers; referring Buckingham to the several recommendations from those who knew him; and stating that when he was at Buckingham's office the previous week, he did not know the vacancy existed, and that he learned of the vacancy on his return to headquarters. Portion of letter missing.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 147]

February 28, 1862
Hugh Ewing, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. To the Honorable H.H. Hunter, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. Letter stating that he had no doubt a request from Hunter accompanying the enclosed letter to the Governor would procure Robert F. Hunter's immediate appointment, that there was one or more vacancies of 1st Lieutenant in his regiment [30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry] when he last heard from it, that the commission should be addressed to Robert F. Hunter at Washington, and that if he could have found time, he would have gone by Columbus and attended to the matter in person.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 91]

February 28, 1862
Hugh Ewing, Colonel, 30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter calling the Governor's attention to a letter addressed by himself to Governor William Dennison in December 1861, recommending the appointment of Robert F. Hunter to the position of 1st Lieutenant in the 30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; stating that Hunter was a fine drill officer of military education; and renewing his recommendation on Hunter's behalf.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 92]

February, 1862
N[ewton] Schleich, Colonel, 61st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter recommending Thomas Wolfley for appointment as a recruiting officer for the 61st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and suggesting that Wolfley have assigned to him the county of (blank) as his recruiting station.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 73]

March 1, 1862
F.X. Braulik, Editor and Proprietor, United States Army and Navy Gazette, Office of the United States Army and Navy Gazette, 335 Broadway, New York, New York. To Sir. Letter calling the addressee's attention to the annexed prospectus and particularly to the VIII departmental head; and stating that the necessity for a reliable record of military documents must be obvious to every person interested in the profession of arms, and that consequently, a request was made for the addressee's official co-operation in furnishing from time to time such documents emanating from the addressee's bureau as might be deemed of general interest and forwarding such favors at the earliest possible moment. Together with a printed prospectus regarding the United States Army and Navy Gazette.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 66]

March 1, 1862
S.M. Donahoe, Iron Furnace, Scioto County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter requesting that his son be discharged. Portion of letter missing.
3 pp. [Series 147-28: 188]

March 1, 1862
James B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant General and Chief of Staff, Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Nashville, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Extract from Special Orders No. 2, stating that the resignation of Lieutenant Colonel J[ohn] J. Wizeman, 41st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on March 1, 1862. By command of General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 78]

March 1, [1862]
John Garee, Delphos, Allen County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter asking where the 32nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was presently located; and stating that he belonged to that regiment, that he had been sick and at home on furlough, and that he wanted to return to the regiment, but did not know where to find it.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 68]

March 1, 1862
Fred[erick] C. Jones, Lieutenant Colonel, 24th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Andrew Jackson, near Nashville, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he was returning the certificate of oath to his commission in the 24th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and in so doing desired to call Buckingham's attention to a fact in connection therewith, that the commission was dated December 18, 1861, that the commission was received by him on January 1, 1862 at Somerset, Kentucky, that he was then acting as Lieutenant Colonel of the 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and, being a sworn officer of that regiment, he was in doubt what to do in the premises and referred the matter to General [Albin F.] Schoepf who was commanding the brigade, that Schoepf referred the matter to General [George H.] Thomas commanding the division, that the result was that he was ordered to remain where he was as an officer of the 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry until a decision was obtained from General [Don Carlos] Buell, that he received said decision on or about February 18 or 20, and immediately started to join the 24th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry as ordered, that it was a requirement for the commission to be sworn to within ten days of its receipt, and that since he desired to avoid any vexation or trouble in the future, he was requesting that a new commission be issued to him "reciting" the appointment on December 18, 1861, in order to comply with the strict letter of the law within the limited time.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 1]

March 1, 1862
Ferd[inand] F. Rempel, Lieutenant Colonel, 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending Joseph Dister for a Lieutenant's commission in the 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and stating that in the advance on the enemy's battery during their attack at Fort Donelson on February 14 and 15, 1862, Dister was ever attentive in aiding the regiment and particularly active in urging the troops to engage in their several duties, that Dister was in the three months' service and was well drilled, that Dister was a gentleman of good moral character, a brave man, and worthy of any position in the regiment, and that he highly recommended Dister for Tod's consideration should there be an opening anywhere.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 110]

March 2, 1862
Charles Sutphin, Company E, 34th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Toland. To John L. Martin. Letter stating that he had spent seven months in the service of his country, that during this time he had, by constant study of Hardee's Tactics, been preparing himself to fill a higher position in the army than he now did, that he desired, if it could be had, a Lieutenant's commission, that he knew of none other he could ask for assistance except Martin who was associated with the Governor in his daily transactions, that Martin knew how a soldier was situated with regard to leaving his regiment, that he was unable to get what he desired without the assistance of a friend to represent him at Columbus, that it would be an accommodation for Martin to act in this capacity, that he would be under a thousand obligations to Martin, and that they anticipated a movement soon.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 124]

March 3, [1862]
S.F. Barstow, Assistant Adjutant General and Chief of Staff to the late General [Frederick W.] Lander, Division Headquarters, Paw Paw, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that in case Lieutenant Colonel [John H.] Patrick was promoted to the Colonelcy of the 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, he would recommend Major [Harry G.] Armstrong for promotion, that Armstrong's services on the late General [Frederick W.] Lander's staff had been very valuable and Lander entertained a great regard for him, and that he had little opportunity of forming a judgment about Armstrong as a field officer, but knew him to be a gentleman and brave soldier. Portion of letter missing.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 146]

March 3, 1862
John Beatty, Colonel, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Andrew Jackson, Tennessee. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending the promotion of 2nd Lieutenant James S. Wilson to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of 1st Lieutenant Jerome B. Ebert, Company F, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 144]

March 3, 1862
John Beatty, Colonel, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Andrew Jackson, Tennessee. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending the promotion of 1st Lieutenant Elitha D. House to Captain, 2nd Lieutenant William A. Swayze to 1st Lieutenant, and 1st Sergeant Samuel B. Piper to 2nd Lieutenant in Company A, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to fill the vacancy occasioned by the promotion of Captain Orris A. Lawson, and recommending the promotion of Quartermaster Sergeant Kimble C. Wells of Company K, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to a Lieutenancy to fill a vacancy in the Quartermaster's Department. By James S. Wilson, Adjutant.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 153]

March 3, 1862
John Beatty, Colonel, J. Warren Keifer, Lieutenant Colonel, and Orris A. Lawson, Major, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Andrew Jackson, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter acknowledging the receipt of commissions dated February 12, 1862, for Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, and Major; accepting the appointments; and tendering their thanks to Governor David Tod for the same. Portion of letter missing.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 195]

[March 3?, 1862]
William Black. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting a pass to enable him to rejoin his regiment (67th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry). Portion of letter missing.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 195]

March 3, 1862
S[amuel] S. Carroll, Colonel, 8th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Chase, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that on December 16, 1861, Surgeon Benjamin Tappan of the 8th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry went home on leave of absence for 60 days, having a broken arm, that on December 17, 1861, Thomas McEbright reported to him for duty bringing a commission from Governor William Dennison as Surgeon of the 8th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and also bringing a letter from Dennison addressed to Lieutenant Colonel F[ranklin] Sawyer then commanding the regiment, that he consequently assigned Surgeon McEbright to duty, but had borne both McEbright and Tappan on the muster rolls as Surgeons of the regiment, that on February 15, Tappan reported to him for duty, his leave of absence having expired, and that he assigned Tappan to duty and now had two Surgeons and one Assistant Surgeon serving with the regiment; requesting directions as to how the question of which was Surgeon of the regiment might be established; and stating that he submitted the matter with the letter from Governor Dennison to division headquarters and if it was not established there, it would be sent to the War Department in Washington, that he took no cognizance of the letter as far as the removal of Surgeon Tappan was concerned as Tappan was regularly mustered into the U.S. service, that if the United States did not pay Surgeon McEbright for his services, the State of Ohio was in duty bound to pay him, and that if Tod could procure a transfer for one of these Surgeons, he would respectfully ask for reasons best known to himself and in conformity to the wishes of the regiment, that Surgeon Tappan be transferred and Surgeon McEbright be retained.
2 pp. [Series 147-28: 65]

March 3, 1862
James B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant General and Chief of Staff, Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Nashville, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Extract from Special Orders No. 3, stating that the resignations of 1st Lieutenant John A. Allen, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and Lieutenant Colonel Cyrus Grant, 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry were accepted to take effect on March 3, 1862. By command of Brigadier General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 81]

March 3, 1862
James B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant General and Chief of Staff, Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Nashville, Tennessee. To Colonel [Leonard A.] Harris, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Extract from Special Orders No. 3, stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant John A. Allen, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on March 3, 1862. By command of General [Don Carlos] Buell. Bears a note dated March 4, 1862, from Leonard A. Harris, Colonel, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Andrew Jackson, Nashville, Tennessee, to Governor David Tod; recommending the appointment of 2nd Lieutenant [John F.] Gallagher of Company B to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Allen, and the appointment of 1st Sergeant [Jacob A.] Leonard of the same company to the 2nd Lieutenancy; and stating that Gallagher and Leonard were good men and would make effective officers.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 140]

March 3, 1862
John Haddow, Barlow, Washington County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that the time specified in his commission for recruiting a company had expired, that he would be pleased, if it was not inconsistent with the public interests and the present condition of the recruiting service, to have the time extended two or three weeks or if possible until the first of April, that owing to the bad weather and worse roads, he had not made much progress in recruiting, and that he was still confident a company could be recruited locally if further time was granted.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 72]

March 3, 1862
H.H. Hunter, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter enclosing a letter from Hugh Ewing, Colonel of the 30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, recommending his nephew, Robert F. Hunter, for a 1st Lieutenancy in said regiment; stating that he hoped Tod would deem it proper to make the appointment; providing information about the applicant; and stating that he believed his nephew's reformation as regarded intemperance was such as to render him worthy of the appointment requested. Portion of letter missing.
3 pp. [Series 147-28: 205]

March 3, 1862
W. Scott Ketchum, 56th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Letter transmitting a copy of an order issued by General [Henry] Halleck relative to muster rolls. Portion of letter missing.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 181]

March 3, 1862
John B. Myers, Captain, 13th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Enrolling Clerk, Adjutant General's Office, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Letter requesting that the names of Levi Ballinger and Joseph R. Skidmore be inserted on his muster-in rolls.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 46]

March 3, 1862
W[illiam] B. Woods, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, 76th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Fort Donelson, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter transmitting the acceptance of the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant L.H. Wright, 76th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-28: 76]

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