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April 18, 1862
Thomas Morton, Colonel, et. al., 81st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Pittsburgh Landing, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by sixteen commissioned officers of the 81st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and stating that the Majorship of the regiment having been vacated by the recent resignation of Major [Charles N.] Lamison, they were petitioning Tod to appoint Adjutant Frank Evans of the regiment as Major of the same, and that they believed that seniority of rank should in this case be set aside for the good of the service and welfare of the regiment as well as to recognize the merits of Evans for his gallant bearing during the late fight at Pittsburgh [Shiloh].
1 p. [Series 147-32: 53]

April 18, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Field of Shiloh. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Extract from Special Orders No. 25; stating that the resignations of 2nd Lieutenant Jacob Hammond, 65th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1st Lieutenant H.F. Leggett, 59th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1st Lieutenant George W. Blair, Battery F, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, and 1st Lieutenant Henry Hichbone, 26th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry were accepted to take effect on April 18, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 81]

April 19, 1862
E[phraim] C. Dawes, Adjutant, 53rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp near Pittsburgh, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that their camp, together with all of their company papers, was destroyed by the rebels in the recent engagement at that place; requesting that copies of their muster in rolls be made from those on file in Buckingham's office and forwarded to them as soon as possible; and stating that their field and staff muster in rolls would be made out and sent to Buckingham as soon as it was possible to obtain the necessary blanks.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 105]

April 19, 1862
And[rew] C. Kemper, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 15; stating that the resignation of Captain L[auritz] Berentzen, 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 19, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 84]

April 19, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Field of Shiloh. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Extract from Special Orders No. 26; stating that the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant Henry Coon, 41st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 19, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 89]

April 20, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Field of Shiloh. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Special Orders No. 27; stating that the resignation of Captain Abram C. Cummins, 15th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 20, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 90]

April 21, 1862
O[scar] F. Moore, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, 33rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Taylor, near Huntsville. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that some two weeks ago, he reported the death of Major J[oshua] V. Robinson, Jr., 33rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and recommended the appointment of Captain Samuel A. Currie as Major, and that no announcement of Currie's promotion had yet been received, but he supposed that, in pursuance of the order regulating appointments, the promotion had been made; reporting that Currie died at Shelbyville, Tennessee on April 16; stating that the office of Major was therefore vacant; recommending the appointment of Captain Frederick J. Lock, the senior Captain of the regiment, as Major; and stating that Lock had been a faithful and meritorious officer and had well earned the place. Bears the endorsement of J[oshua] W. Sill, Colonel, 33rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Commanding 9th Brigade.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 64]

April 22, 1862
V[alentine] Bausenwein, Colonel, 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, near Pittsburgh, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that there had been a rumor for a long time of his being mustered out of the service of the United States, that on April 21, there arrived a certificate stating that he had been mustered out of service on April 2, that he went immediately to General [Henry] Halleck, accompanied by General [Lew] Wallace, and made his application, that Halleck had no information at all about his case and said he should present a written statement of it, that he had done so and was now expecting the settlement of his case by Halleck, and that at the same time, suffering from an illness of the kidneys, he turned over command of the regiment to Lieutenant Colonel [Ferdinand F.] Rempel; and asking Tod not to make any change of places whatever in the regiment until he came to Columbus or sent further information.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 199]

April 22, 1862
J[eremiah] T. Boyle, Brigadier General, Commanding 11th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, Headquarters, Field of Shiloh, Tennessee. To Lieutenant Governor Benjamin Stanton, On Board the "Glendale", Tennessee River. Letter stating that Stanton had been informed of the death of the brave and gallant Major [Timothy D.] Edwards of the 19th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that the death of this noble officer had made vacant the position of Major in the 19th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that Captain [Charles F.] Manderson was the senior Captain, and that in the battle of Shiloh on April 7, Manderson displayed extraordinary coolness and courage and deserved immediate promotion to the position of Major to which his rank in the line entitled him; requesting that Stanton call the attention of Governor David Tod to the subject on returning to Ohio; and stating that Manderson would make a noble officer and gallantly and worthily fill the place of the lamented Edwards, that the two Ohio regiments in his brigade (19th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and 59th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry) won the character of brave and gallant soldiers and officers in the great battle of Shiloh, that whatever might be said of Ohio soldiers in other armies, he could safely say that all the Ohio troops in the Army of the Ohio, commanded by Major General [Don Carlos] Buell, won immortal renown for themselves and their state and deserved the gratitude of the nation, that the soldiers of Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky stood shoulder to shoulder in this greatest battle of the continent, rendered historic the field of Shiloh, and crystallized their names in the fiery ordeal of battle and rendered them immortal, and that he could mention the names of Captain [James M.] Nash and Lieutenant [Edwin S.] Myers who displayed great gallantry and bravery, but it would require him to go through the whole list of officers for all of them deported themselves worthily of their state and country.
3 pp. [Series 147-32: 174]

April 22, 1862
Tom Campbell, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter asking if the enclosed was a legal discharge and if so, what steps must be taken to collect the arrears of pay due said party, and if not a legal discharge, what steps must be taken to procure the same; and stating that the individual in question left the 78th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry while 25 miles below Florence, Alabama, that the individual in question was one of 29 who left the regiment at the same place, that the passes given these men for the purpose of reaching home were refused on the boat, that the result was that each one had to pay their own way home, that the individual in question was willing to be qualified before a justice of the peace as to the amount thus expended, that the individual in question was presumed entitled to mileage and subsistence from the place where he left the regiment to the place of his enrollment, that the individual in question was very sick and had not been able to leave the house since he came home, and that if the individual in question could get but a portion of what was due him, it would be of great service.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 202]

[April 22?, 1862]
A[lexander] C. Christopher, Major, and Joseph A. Andrews, Captain, Company B, 6th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. To ? Letter stating that being personally acquainted with E[dmund] B. Warren, Sergeant, Company B, 6th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, they believed him fully competent and qualified for an appointment in the volunteer service of Ohio, and that Warren's promotion would afford them much pleasure.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 72]

April 22, 1862
J.B. Laird, M.D., Camp Dennison, Hamilton County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter reporting his arrival at Camp Dennison in obedience to the telegram of the Governor notifying him of his appointment; and stating that he was now in active service and awaiting special or general instructions from the Governor respecting his duties in addition to those of the Post Surgeon, and that as yet, he had received no instructions.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 72]

April 22, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 20; stating that the resignation of Captain P[atrick] Kilkenney, 57th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 22, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 25]

April 22, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 20; stating that the resignation of Captain Oscar Brabender, 58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 22, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 29]

April 22, 1862
George L. Paddock, Acting Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Pittsburg, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To ? General Order No. 5; stating that commandants of regiments in the 2nd Brigade would at once, if they had not already done so, make recommendations to the executives of their respective states for the filling of all vacancies in the commissioned officers of their regiments. By order of Brigadier General R[ichard] J. Oglesby, Commanding 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 51]

April 22, 1862
C.H. Sargent, Colonel, 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending Captain W.H.H. Bown of the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry as a most competent and worthy officer for the position of Major. Bears the endorsement of twenty-one commissioned officers attached and belonging to the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
2 pp. [Series 147-32: 221]

April 22, 1862
L[orenzo] Thomas, Adjutant General, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington. To the Governor of Ohio. Extract from Special Orders No. 88; stating that Assistant Surgeon Tammage, U.S. Volunteers was, upon the recommendation of the General commanding the District of the Ohio, discharged from the service to take effect on April 14, 1862. By order of the Secretary of War.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 93]

April 22, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Field of Shiloh. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Special Orders No. 22; stating that the resignation of Captain James A. Andrews, Company B, 6th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 22, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 30]

April 23, 1862
Thomas Morton, Colonel Commanding, 81st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Pittsburg, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To Governor David Tod. Letter enclosing a recommendation for the Majority of the 81st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and stating that he forwarded his own recommendation for a person to fill the vacancy with the muster rolls of his command, but fearing that Tod might have some doubts about it departing from the regular order of rank, he was now sending the expression of sixteen of the nineteen commissioned officers who were in the regiment, and that so Tod might also understand why he wished vacancies filled as soon as possibly convenient, he was enclosing the order of the Brigadier General commanding the brigade to which the 81st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was attached.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 52]

April 23, 1862
A[lexander] S. Ramsey, Moorefield, Virginia. To Jonathan Maffett. Letter stating that their Lieutenant Colonel had resigned and he supposed Major [James S.] Robinson would be promoted, that he wanted to receive the appointment of Major, that he deserved a better position than Adjutant, that nine companies of the regiment [82nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry] had unanimously recommended him, and that he thought the voice of the regiment should be respected; asking Maffett to call on the Governor, in connection with [Jonathan H.] Sieg, and press his claims; and stating that he spent the whole summer in assisting others to recruit and spent more time and money in raising the regiment than any man in it, and that whatever was done must be done quickly.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 124]

April 23, 1862
Moses J. Urquhart, Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that in consequence of the resignation of his commission as Captain of Company C, 43rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and the same having been accepted by General [Henry W.] Halleck, there was a vacancy in the company, that he was requested by Lieutenant Colonel [Wager] Swayne to say that Colonel [J.L. Kirby] Smith and himself very much desired that 1st Lieutenant Sanford F. Timmons of the same company be promoted to the Captaincy and that 1st Sergeant John C. Hamilton, also of the same company, be made a Lieutenant, both being men fully capable to fill those positions, and that the Colonel also desired him to say that if those appointments were made, he should like to have their commissions sent soon to him.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 59]

April 24, 1862
James Cantwell, Colonel, and James S. Robinson, [Lieutenant Colonel], 82nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Durfee, Moorefield, Virginia. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that they had signed a recommendation to the Governor for the appointment of W[illiam] W. Brown, 2nd Sergeant, Company K as 2nd Lieutenant in said company in the event of the appointment of 2nd Lieutenant F[rancis] S. Jacobs to the vacancy occasioned by the death of Lieutenant [John S.] Fulton, that they signed Brown's recommendation presuming that his appointment would be entirely acceptable to the company, having repeatedly heard the officers say that he was more deserving of promotion than any non-commissioned officer or Private in the company, and that it now appeared the company preferred another man for the position; and asking the privilege of withdrawing their recommendation for the appointment of Brown for the present.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 103]

April 24, 1862
E[lliott] W. Hollingsworth, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, 19th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Shiloh, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter requesting a list of the officers of the 19th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry according to seniority of rank; and stating that some strife had arisen as to the ranking Captain and Lieutenant.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 234]

[April 24, 1862]
And[rew] C. Kemper, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Pittsburg Landing, [Tennessee] [Shiloh]. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 26; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant Conrad Garis, 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 24, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 85]

April 24, 1862
And[rew] C. Kemper, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee [Shiloh]. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 26; stating that the resignation of Captain William Rogers, 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on April 24, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 86]

April 24, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Field of Shiloh, Tennessee. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Special Orders No. 32; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant A[lbert] L. Beckley, Company A, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery was accepted to take effect on April 24, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 24]

April 25, 1862
John Groesbeck, Colonel, 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter sending a copy of the Special Order accepting the resignation of Captain John C. Fell of the 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and stating that this copy had been forwarded to him from department headquarters since the date of his last letter to Buckingham.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 27]

April 25, 1862
A[lexander] L. Haskins, Major, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Hamburg, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that Lieutenant Louis Schmidt had received a circular from Buckingham, relative to his recruiting, which gave him some uneasiness, that he knew Schmidt had recruited over 30 men within the time assigned him and that the rolls containing the names of the recruits were sent to Columbus, that Schmidt had been paid as 1st Lieutenant from February 9, that Schmidt made a No. 1 officer, and that he hoped the matter might be fixed so that Schmidt could receive pay for the time he was recruiting.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 204]

April 25, 1862
Richard Mott, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that the enclosed letter from William Nixon, Orderly Sergeant, Company B, 67th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry requested promotion to a Lieutenancy in the company, that he had long known Nixon, that Nixon was fully deserving to be put forward and was well qualified, that Nixon's educational advantages had been quite good, and that Nixon was a man of great integrity, truthful, and reliable.
2 pp. [Series 147-32: 1]

April 25, 1862
John Rochester, Logan, Hocking County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C.P. Buckingham. Letter stating that some of the volunteers who left Logan had died and their friends wished to know to whom application was to be made to get the pay that was coming to them, if the bounty money could be gotten with the back pay, and where the necessary papers could be procured.
1 p. [Series 147-32: 96]

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