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April 7, 1862
H.C. Whitman, Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that as consolidation of the remaining fragments of the Ohio regiments was to take place, he desired to bring Lieutenant Colonel Henry B. Hunter, 61st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to Tod's favorable consideration, that Hunter was from Lancaster, that Hunter had been the active man in getting up the 61st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that Hunter had done nothing but labor for months in this matter, that Hunter had expended several hundred dollars out of his private means, that in the consolidation to take place, Hunter was in fairness and justice entitled to hold his present position, that Hunter was a man of the highest moral character and sternest integrity, that Hunter was faithful, prompt, and brave, that all the men of the 61st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had been highly pleased with Hunter, that Hunter's retention, besides being called for by every consideration of justice, would be a popular act, that over eleven companies had been raised for the 61st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and it seemed hard that Hunter, having done so much towards raising the regiment, should now be cast off, and that the rule forbidding officers of one regiment being transferred to another could not be construed to apply to a consolidation of mere fragments of regiments.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 112]

April 8, 1862
William B. Cassilly, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that about ten days ago, he had given Buckingham an order issued by General [John C.] Fremont "directing Major Corwine to confer with the Governor in reference to the troops in this State"; requesting that Buckingham return the order to him as it was important to the Major; stating that he wished to know if the matter of the Lieutenant Colonelcy of the 69th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was settled, and that with all due respect to the decision of the Governor "that he should put some of the present officers of other regiments in the position", he begged to call attention to the fact that he did hold the appointment once and might have kept it as others had done, but resigned to give the regiment a chance to fill up; asking if his claim was good since the filling up had not been accomplished by his resignation; and stating that he had recruited half a regiment the previous summer and was mustered out because the regiment was not completed, and that the regiment was not completed because they took the field in two weeks after commencing to recruit.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 67]

April 8, [1862]
John Hyman, Savannah, Ashland County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he wanted to know if he was discharged, and that if he wasn't discharged, he wished to have a ticket sent.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 78]

April 8, 1862
M. Jenkinson, Fort Wayne, Indiana. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that a young man named Zebah Fox, living in Allen County, Indiana, went on a visit to Huron County, Ohio, that while there, Fox enlisted as a volunteer in the company of Captain [John W.] Sprague of the 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that they were informed that Fox had been killed or taken prisoner at Cross Lanes in western Virginia on July 30, 1861; requesting that Tod look over the roll of the company at the War Department and attempt to ascertain Fox's fate; stating that Fox lived in Allen County, Indiana, but enlisted in an Ohio company as a Private; requesting that Tod take some pains in ascertaining Fox's fate as his mother at Fort Wayne was almost distracted about him; and stating that any information in regard to Fox or his fate would be cheerfully received.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 36]

April 8, 1862
J.C. Kelton, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, St. Louis, Missouri. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Orders No. 84; stating that the resignation of Assistant Surgeon W.C. Payne, 56th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 8, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 7]

April 8, 1862
J.C. Kelton, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, St. Louis, Missouri. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Orders No. 84; stating that the resignation of Captain Moses J. Urquhart, 43rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 8, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 8]

April 8, 1862
C.S. Langdon, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Dr. H.A. Langdon was now serving in the medical department in the army under the appointment of the Medical Director at Louisville, that Dr. H.A. Langdon was now stationed at Lexington, Kentucky, that Dr. H.A. Langdon's absence from Cincinnati would account for his failing to respond to Buckingham's note in person, and that he had forwarded the papers to Dr. H.A. Langdon.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 3]

April 8, 1862
H. Laughlin, Alliance, Stark County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Buckingham's communication dated March 27, was duly received, that due to a short illness, he did not answer said communication sooner, that he had complied with all of Buckingham's requests, that requested material was sent to the Honorable Joseph Shell, member of the Ohio House of Representatives from Stark County, who said he would attend to the matter for him, that since sending the material, he had not heard from Shell, and that he forgot to include about $1.00 of postage in his account of disbursements which no doubt would have been allowed.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 2]

April 8, 1862
S.J. McGroarty, Colonel, 50th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Lieutenant Fearus, 50th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Letter instructing Fearus to apply to Adjutant General [C.P.] Buckingham for transportation for two men recruited by P.H. Miller, who had not yet been in camp at Hamilton; stating that the names of the recruits were John Byrne and William Fuller; and instructing Fearus to apply to Buckingham for transportation into camp of Sergeant Edmund Brent with Morgan Murphy, a deserter at Mount Vernon, Ohio.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 14]

April 8, 1862
S.J. McGroarty, Colonel, 50th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that there were two men in Hamilton, recruited by P.H. Miller, that Miller gave these men permission to remain for some time in order to make disposition of their families, that this had been done and the men now reported themselves ready for camp, only requiring transportation, that these men had never been in camp, that according to instruction, he was having rolls of all who were present made out, and that they would not be ready for muster until Thursday.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 19]

April 8, 1862
D. Mayer, Post Surgeon, and Assistant Surgeon, 5th Regiment, Virginia Volunteers, Post Hospital, New Creek, Virginia. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter stating that he knew there was a want of Surgeons in some Ohio regiments and was taking the liberty to make application, that he had been in the service for nine months as Assistant Surgeon in the 5th Regiment, Virginia Volunteers and had done his duty, that the citizens of Parkersburg and the field officers of the regiment had petitioned the Governor of Virginia to promote him, but there was no vacancy, that he was German and a citizen, and that since his arrival in America, he had practiced in Ohio; appealing to the Governor of Ohio for promotion; providing references; and requesting a commission as Surgeon of some regiment.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 30]

April 8, 1862
Bradford Miller, 2nd Lieutenant, Mt. Union, Stark County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter regarding a company in the Ohio Militia of the Reserve; stating that the company was organized at North Georgetown, Columbiana County, Ohio, that the Captain had proven himself woefully deficient and a coward, that the members of the company arose in insubordination and declared they would no longer drill under such a Captain, and that he and the 1st Lieutenant had endeavored to get them to drill, but to no avail; and asking what they should do.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 47]

April 8, 1862
J.T. Read, Fairfield, Greene County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter returning a certificate of acceptance; and stating that it was a little humiliating, after having been recommended as Surgeon at an early date, to accept an Assistant Surgeon's post, that knowing that Buckingham had conferred the most liberal favor currently at his disposal and having it on higher authority that "he that humbleth himself shall be exalted", he had concluded to forward his acceptance, that having been recommended at an early period for Surgeon, he hoped that Buckingham would give his case such consideration as it merited should any vacancy occur by resignation or otherwise, that his testimonials were in the Governor's hands, that his regiment was in Missouri, but he needed to know the specific location, and that he also needed a transportation pass.
1 p. [Series 147-31:6]

April 8, 1862
George D. Ruggles, Assistant Adjutant General, Adjutant General's Office, Washington. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter listing the names and regiments of seventeen officers of the volunteer forces from the State of Ohio who had resigned effective on the dates opposite their respective names.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 28]

April 8, 1862
W[illiam] L. Taylor, Lieutenant, Company B, 74th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Galion, Crawford County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he was awaiting orders whether to proceed with his recruiting or not, and that he had no orders to return to his regiment; asking if the general order through the press made a general call; and requesting that Buckingham advise him as soon as possible.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 13]

April 8, 1862
J. Bowers Underwood, Waverly, Pike County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that James Aumick, Sergeant, Company B, 73rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (now at Weston, Lewis County, Virginia) had been summoned home to Waverly to attend the funeral of his wife and was currently detained in charge of four infant children, that Aumick wished to know if it was in the province of Buckingham's duties to grant him a final discharge from the service, that if not, Aumick wanted to know if he could be discharged were he to furnish a substitute, an able bodied man at least as good as himself, that Aumick did want to rejoin his regiment, but his humanity forbade his return, that Aumick could not leave his four infant children alone at Waverly upon the "dole charities" of the world, that the children were of tender age and not able to get along without their father's assistance, that Aumick could give Buckingham any evidence of the truth of what was said regarding this matter, and that Aumick's case was a meritorious one; and asking what course Aumick should take to procure his discharge.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 9]

April 8, 1862
George W. Williams, and T.E. Tipton, Paris, Kentucky. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that Greenbury Reed, a Deputy Marshal of Kentucky, informed them that there were some 30 or 40 horses belonging to Confederates under the command of Humphrey Marshall and John S. Williams which were currently secreted in Ohio along a creek opposite, or nearly so, the mouth of Big Sandy River on the Kentucky side, that they thought these horses ought to be seized and confiscated, that they were informing Tod about the horses so that he might have the matter attended to, and that Deputy Marshal Reed said that if Tod would give him a permit, he would attend to the matter.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 97]

April 9, 1862
P. Connor, Senate Chamber. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that Dr. H.T. Grier informed him that he was willing to accept an appointment under the recent law authorizing Tod to appoint additional Surgeons, etc., that Grier's name was on the list subject to appointment as a regular Surgeon, and that Grier's address was Washington, Guernsey County, Ohio.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 35]

April 9, 1862
G.H. Fullerton, Chaplain, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, South Salem, Ross County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that having returned home at his own expense to bring the money of the regiment and to get reading, etc., for the men, and having already expended more than he had supposed the whole trip would cost, he had decided to ask for transportation to their command near Savannah on the Tennessee River.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 5]

April 9, 1862
J.W. Greene, Fairfield, Greene County, Ohio. To Surgeon General of Ohio. Letter stating that the Surgeon General of Ohio's communication dated April 3, containing an appointment for him as Assistant Surgeon under a late act of the Ohio Legislature, did not reach him until April 8, that he could not accept the position, that should the Surgeon General of Ohio, in the progress of the war, honor him with an appointment as Surgeon, he would not feel at liberty to decline it, that in case of an emergency, he was ready to go to any point as a volunteer without pay except for transportation, and that he feared the Ohio Legislature did not appreciate the value and need of medical and surgical skill in the army.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 37]

April 9, 1862
O[liver] D. Greene, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, District of the Ohio, Nashville, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Extract from Special Orders No. 13; stating that the resignations of Captain Asa H. Battin, Company K, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and Captain James P. Arrantes, Company E, 21st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had been accepted, and that they were honorably discharged from the service of the United States on April 9, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 27]

April 9, 1862
A.E. Jones, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that the bearer, Lieutenant F.S. Wallace, Adjutant, 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, desired a position in the service with his present rank should the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry be consolidated with another, that Wallace was one of the first to volunteer in the 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) on the breaking out of the war and had the position of 2nd Lieutenant in Company A of that regiment, that he believed Wallace was the very first to enroll his name in Cincinnati, that after the three months' service, Wallace returned to Cincinnati with the commendation of his superior officers as a brave and faithful officer, that when the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was ordered to be organized, Wallace was among the first to enroll his name, that from Wallace's manly and soldierly bearing, he applied for his appointment as Adjutant of the regiment, that Wallace had held said position ever since in addition to being detailed as Post Commissary by Brigadier General [Melancthon S.] Wade, that Wallace wanted to retain the latter position, that it gave him pleasure to bear testimony to Wallace's qualifications as an officer and a gentleman who was anxious to serve his country, that Wallace now asked to be continued in position, and that he was sure Buckingham would not regret it should Wallace be retained.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 142]

April 9, 1862
A.E. Jones, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that the bearer, Lieutenant F.S. Wallace, Adjutant of the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, desired a position in the service with his present rank should the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry be consolidated with another, that Wallace was one of the first to volunteer in the 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service) on the breaking out of the war and held the position of 2nd Lieutenant in Company H of that regiment, that he believed Wallace was the very first to enroll his name in Cincinnati, that after three months' service, Wallace returned to Cincinnati with the commendation of his superior officers as a brave and faithful officer, that when the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was ordered to be organized, Wallace was among the first to enroll his name, that from Wallace's manly and soldierly bearing, he applied for his appointment as Adjutant of the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that Wallace had held said position ever since in addition to being detailed as Post Commissary by Brigadier General [Melancthon S.] Wade, that Wallace wanted to retain the latter position, that it gave him pleasure to bear testimony to Wallace's qualifications as an officer and a gentleman, that Wallace was anxious to serve his country and now asked to be continued in position, and that he was sure Buckingham would not regret it should Wallace be retained.
2 pp. [Series 147-31: 176]

April 9, 1862
J.C. Kelton, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, St. Louis, Missouri. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Orders 89; stating that the resignation of Chaplain B.W. Chidlaw, 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 9, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 39]

April 9, 1862
[C.H. Sargent, Colonel], 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. Report on the condition of the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; listing the number of men in camp, on furlough and with leave, absent without leave, and deserted and discharged, and by whom recruited.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 143]

April 9, 1862
C.H. Sargent, Colonel, 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that in compliance with Buckingham's advice of April 4, and General Order No. 4, he was submitting a report of his command; and listing the number of enlisted men now in camp, on furlough and leave, absent without leave, and discharged and deserted, the number of commissioned and non-commissioned field staff, and the number of members of the regimental band.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 144]

April 10, 1862
Isaac N. Alexander, Captain, Company K, 46th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Shiloh, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that the rebels had reduced him to the ranks by capturing his commission, and that he was appointed 1st Lieutenant in the 46th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry on September 10, 1861, and promoted to Captain on January 30, 1862; requesting duplicate commissions; stating that Lieutenant Charles C. Movers and Lieutenant Amos L. Parks of his company also lost their commissions; and requesting that duplicates of their commissions be forwarded in the same package.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 67]

April 10, 1862
Jno. M. Arthur, Recruiting Lieutenant, 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, New Vienna, Clinton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he had received orders to report himself and enlisted men at Camp Dennison, that he had not enlisted any, but reported himself immediately and was informed that he must cease recruiting, and that he wanted to know whether he would receive pay for his expenses to Columbus and Camp Dennison, which places he was ordered.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 51]

April 10, 1862
Wallace Bennett, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he did not receive Buckingham's order of March 12 until March 26, that he had only two names on the enlistment roll and was trying to hunt up the men, that he would like further time if the enlistment service was to be continued, that this was the fourth regiment he had recruited for, that he thought he was entitled to a 1st or 2nd Lieutenancy, and that he believed he was qualified to fill the place.
1 p. [Series 147-31: 46]

April 10, 1862
Justin W. Brewer, Hampden, Geauga County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that he possessed a great deal of patriotic feeling; requesting some enlisting papers for an independent artillery company; stating that they had an infantry company the previous year, that in August 1861, a large number of these men enlisted for immediate service, that there were not enough left to raise an infantry company, that they wished to enlist so that they were liable to be called out at any time when needed, and that they had several large, stout, noble, and fine men who could handle a six pounder with ease; requesting the necessary papers, etc.; and stating that he was quite sure of getting up an artillery company, and that it was getting late and they wished to be drilling.
3 pp. [Series 147-31: 79]

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