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June 18, 1862
W[illiam] R. Creighton, Lieutenant Colonel, Commanding 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 3rd Brigade, Shields' Division, Front Royal, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that the office of 1st Lieutenant of Company G, 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had become vacant by the promotion of Elliott S. Quay to Aide-de-Camp and the rank of Captain, that notice of confirmation and commission had reached that department, and that Seymour S. Reed was the ranking 2nd Lieutenant; recommending that Reed be appointed to the vacancy; and stating that Reed was already a member of the company and had been since its first organization, and that Reed could render more efficient aid than any person outside the company. Bears a note from F[rederick] A. Seymour, Captain, Company G, 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, to W[illiam] R. Creighton, Lieutenant Colonel, Commanding 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; stating that he would further recommend that George W. Barrett, Orderly Sergeant of Company G, 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry be appointed 2nd Lieutenant of said company, that Barrett had served with the company as a Sergeant since its first organization, had been in several battles, and behaved with soldierly dignity, and that he considered Barrett entitled to and worthy of position.
2 pp. [Series 147-41: 138]

June 19, 1862
William D. Neal, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter regarding the order requiring sick and wounded officers to report at Camp Chase; asking if there was some way by which he could be permitted to remain at home until well enough to join his regiment; and stating that he would certainly improve faster at home than at Camp Chase.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 123]

June 20, 1862
Daniel Brewer, Captain, Company D, et. al., 88th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service), Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by fifteen officers of the 88th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (three months' service); requesting that Tod appoint James N. Howle as Quartermaster of the regiment; and stating that Howle had long service in the Quartermaster Department at Camp Chase where he had given universal satisfaction to soldiers, officers, and the Government, and that Howle could not fail to give efficient aid to their organization and wants and be fully acceptable to the entire regiment and to the Government.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 120]

June 20, 1862
John Lewis, Camp Flat Top, Virginia. To Daniel Lewis (father). Letter stating that within the last week or two, five or six Captains of his regiment had resigned, that if the resignations were accepted, he would be entitled to a Captaincy as he was now the third senior 1st Lieutenant in the regiment, that as Governor [David] Tod was making all appointments of regimental officers according to seniority, he wished his father to attend to his case and see that it was properly represented, that he was sure that John M. Miller (their representative at Columbus) would attend to the matter if his father would see him or write to him, that they were still on Flat Top Mountain, that their company was on picket, that they had been on picket since June 18 and would be relieved on June 21 (making three days), that George King, who was on post some little distance from there, had a shot at a "bushwhacker" or as some called them, a "butternut", but missed him as the fellow was making a good use of his legs at the time, that one of the boys, who was on post there, brought him in a handful of strawberries, and that he was in good health.
4 pp. [Series 147-41: 51]

June 20, 1862
George H. Thomas, Major General, Commanding 7th Division, Army of the Tennessee, Headquarters. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter recommending Lieutenant [Daniel K.] Southwick of Company C, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery for promotion to the Captaincy of said company to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of [Dennis] Kenny; and stating that Southwick was a young man of good character and was well qualified for the position to which he was recommended.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 66]

June 21, 1862
John B. Myers, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. To Adjutant General [Charles W.] Hill. Letter stating that he went to Louisville, Kentucky with powers of attorney to get pay for some sick soldiers of the 13th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery and he found they were not mustered for pay on the company rolls, that the Paymaster said he would not pay men if their names were not on the rolls, that there were some men who had not been assigned to any company, that the transfer order only called for the amount of men then in camp and on the last morning report, that no provision was made for those wounded and sick in the hospital or absent on duty, that some of these men were at Bellefontaine, fit for duty, and did not know what to do, and that others were unfit for duty, not able to leave the house, and needed some pay as their families were in needy circumstances.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 157]

June 21, 1862
M.F. Wooster, Captain, Company I, 24th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp near Iuka, Mississippi. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he was about to leave his regiment to accept a Majorship and wished to recommend Sergeant Daniel W. McCoy of Company I as a man well qualified to fill the office and execute the duties of Lieutenant, and that McCoy's bravery had been tested in three different battles and not found wanting. Bears the approvals of Fred[erick] C. Jones, Lieutenant Colonel, Commanding 24th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and J[acob] Ammen, Colonel, Commanding 10th Brigade, 4th Division.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 79]

June 23, 1862
B. Storer, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that the bearer, Mr. Church, was one of their most respectable citizens, that any statement Church might make was entitled to implicit belief, and that if Tod could further the object of Church's visit, he would do a most deserving act and reward a worthy young man for his devotion to his country.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 10]

June 23, 1862
James T. Worthington, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter acknowledging the appointment of his son, J.G. Worthington, to a 2nd Lieutenancy; and stating that he hoped and believed his son would do no discredit to his new station as officer and Aide-de-Camp, that his nephew, Arthur Watts, Jr., also commenced his career in the ranks 10 months ago (Company M, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry) declining to accept a commission which he could have obtained, but for which he then did not consider himself qualified, that there were now two vacancies in Watts' company occasioned by the promotion of the 1st Lieutenant (John D. Moxley) and the death of the 2nd Lieutenant (John M. Renick), that he believed Watts was well qualified to fill either of these posts and better qualified than any other man in the company, that Watts was quick and ready, had a fine appearance, and was in the best sense of the word a gentleman and a soldier, that Watts' father had been a prominent agriculturist and Democrat in Ross County, and that both father and son were very active and efficient in raising the company.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 130]

June 25, 1862
Otho S. Holloway, Captain, Company K, 15th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp near Florence, Alabama. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that Wallace McGrath, a Private in his company and currently acting Orderly to Brigadier General [Richard W.] Johnson, was a young man of good moral character, that in his opinion, McGrath was in every respect worthy and competent to fill the position of a Lieutenancy, and that as there was a vacancy in his company created by the dismissal of 1st Lieutenant R[obert] H. Cochran, he recommended McGrath to Tod's favorable consideration.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 12]

June 25, 1862
Daniel McCook, Colonel, 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Lieutenant John J. McGroarty. Letter stating that by a department order, McGroarty could pay each accepted recruit a $2.00 bounty as soon as sworn in, that as soon as the recruit's company was sworn in, he would be paid one month's pay in advance, that McGroarty was to take all his recruits to Camp Dennison, and that McGroarty was to report at Columbus in person to have his papers renewed.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 98]

June 25, 1862
George W. McCook, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending the appointment of Captain John F. Oliver, 25th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to the Majority of said regiment; and stating that he knew Oliver intimately and well, that Oliver was an honorable gentleman and a brave and capable soldier, that the Captains of the 25th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry were all of equal rank, that Oliver deferred to Captain [James F.] Charlesworth as an appointee to be preferred to himself, that he learned that Charlesworth was mortally wounded in a battle where the two Captains fought side by side, and that if it was probable that Charlesworth could ever be fit for duty, even if he should recover, Oliver would not prevent a claim against him.
2 pp. [Series 147-41: 121]

June 25, 1862
John W. Okey, Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter stating that he understood that a vacancy was likely to occur at an early day in the post of Major to the 25th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that it was supposed that Captain [James F.] Charlesworth, Company A, 25th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry would probably be appointed to fill the place, that if Charlesworth's claims were to be considered, he did not desire to recommend anyone in opposition, that Charlesworth was dangerously if not fatally wounded in the late battle in which the regiment suffered so severely and he would probably not be able for duty, under the most favorable circumstances, for a considerable time, that the friends of Captain Jere Williams of the 25th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry desired that he should be promoted to Major, that he had known Williams since childhood, that Williams was a newspaper editor for many years, that Williams represented Monroe County in the Ohio Legislature, that since the breaking out of the rebellion, Williams had been in the army, that Williams had every requisite for the place of a Major, a fine constitution, an excellent education, steadiness, promptness, and energy, that Williams' courage was unquestioned, that in the late battle, Williams was always in the thickest of the fight, encouraging his men, and had several bullets pass through his clothing, and that he did not hesitate to strongly recommend Williams as a suitable person for the place.
2 pp. [Series 147-41: 130]

June 26, 1862
Oscar L. Jackson, Captain, Company H, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp near Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter stating that so far as was known, commissions had not reached the officers of the regiment, and that they would be pleased to have them or know why they had failed to come to hand.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 1]

June 26, 1862
C.H. Mitchener, and A.T. Ready, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that as it appeared there would be a vacancy in the 2nd Lieutenancy of Company I, 80th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, they took pleasure in recommending T.W. Collier of said company for the position named, that Collier resided in New Philadelphia before the war, enlisted and served for 4 months in the 16th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and had been in the 80th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry since its organization, that Collier was a capable, punctual young man of most excellent habits, and that Collier was qualified from actual service to discharge the duties.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 137]

June 26, 1862
John B. Myers, Captain, 13th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. Account submitted by Myers in the amount of $3.50 for advertising for the 13th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery from November 30, 1861 to March 17, 1862; certifying that the advertisement was by his authority as per instructions from the Adjutant General of Ohio. Together with a newspaper advertisement.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 97]

June 26, 1862
John B. Myers, Captain, 13th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. Account submitted by John Robins in the amount of $3.50 for advertising for the 13th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery from November 30, 1861 to March 17, 1862; certifying that the advertisement was by his authority as per instructions from the Adjutant General of Ohio. Together with a newspaper advertisement.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 97]

June 26, 1862
Andrew Patrick, Tuscarawas Advocate, New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he was informed that Tod would shortly be called upon to appoint a 2nd Lieutenant in Company I, 80th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; recommending T.W. Collier, 1st Sergeant in Company F of the same regiment who was desirous of the appointment; and stating that Collier was one of the first to volunteer locally in the three months' service, that when Collier's company was discharged, he again volunteered for three years or during the war, that he knew Collier well, that for three years, Collier worked in his office, that it could truly be said that Collier was a young gentleman of good habits, "unexceptionable" morals, and steady integrity, that Collier was well qualified for the position, and that Collier's appointment was one fit to be made.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 136]

June 27, 1862
L[ionel] A. Sheldon, Cumberland Gap, [Tennessee]. To Dear General. Letter enclosing letters of recommendation; asking the addressee to call the attention of Governor [David] Tod to the recommendations and have the appointments early made and forwarded to Cumberland Gap; and stating that he was especially solicitous about the appointment of Sergeant Ross who was a most promising young man and soldier, that he deemed it necessary to have the appointments made at once as the regiment was quite short of Lieutenants for duty, and that there had been so much delay in the appointment of Ross, when he had so strongly recommended him before, that he felt excessively solicitous about the matter.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 55]

June 28, 1862
Herman Alleman, Lieutenant Commanding, Company B, McLaughlin's Squadron, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Camp Cranor, Prestonburg, [Kentucky]. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he had been in the service of the U.S. since October 23, 1861, and that he was personally acquainted with M[ilton] J. Bowland; and recommending Bowland as a soldier, a kind and good attendant of the sick, and a gentleman worthy of promotion.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 29]

June 28, 1862
J[ohn] N. Beach, Surgeon, 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Cranor, Prestonburg, Kentucky. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that as an effort was being made to procure the appointment of a Surgeon to McLaughlin's Squadron, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, he wished to make a statement of the necessity of such appointment, that the sick of the squadron had always been attended to by the Surgeons of the 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that recently, the nature of the service in that region had been such that it had been almost impossible to afford them the necessary medical assistance, that as the squadron was nearly all the time disconnected from the regiment, it was necessary that a physician be detailed to accompany it on its scouts, that as the 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was already and would probably be still further broken into detachments to occupy important points, it required all the medical force belonging to it to supply the various detachments, that if an appointment should be made, he would recommend A[bijah] J. Miles as a gentleman peculiarly fitted for the position, that Miles had been attached to the 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry as Hospital Steward since its organization, but had really acted in the capacity of Assistant Surgeon, that Miles had always accompanied the cavalry on their scouts and his appointment would be particularly gratifying to nearly every man in the squadron, and that Miles' professional attainments, business habits, and moral character, as well as his long service among the sick of the 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, made him deserving of the appointment. 2 pp. [Series 147-41: 44]

June 28, 1862
T[homas] C. Bell, Captain, Company A, et. al., 74th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Tod, Nashville, Tennessee. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by eighteen officers of the 74th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; stating that they deeply regretted that the exigencies of affairs had required Colonel [Granville] Moody's long detention at Camp Chase, and that they believed that the best interests of the regiment required Moody's immediate presence at Camp Tod; petitioning Tod that Moody be again allowed to rejoin his command; and stating that Company B was not represented in the letter as it was currently absent at Louisville, Kentucky. Bears a note from Lieutenant William Moody, Company H, 74th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
3 pp. [Series 147-41: 177]

June 28, 1862
J.C. Kelton, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 131; stating that the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant Robert Booth, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on June 28, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 110]

June 28, 1862
J.C. Kelton, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 131; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant W.S. Bradshaw, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on June 28, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 111]

June 28, 1862
J.C. Kelton, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 131; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant W.B. Thornhill, 43rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on June 28, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 112]

June 28, 1862
G[aylord] McFall, Captain, Company A, McLaughlin's Squadron, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Camp Cranor, Prestonburgh, Kentucky. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending the bearer, Dr. M[ilton] J. Bowland, as a suitable person for an appointment as Surgeon in the army; and stating that Bowland had been a member of his company and in active duty for the last eight months, that Bowland's services had been invaluable as an attendant on the sick of the squadron, that this was entirely a volunteer act on Bowland's part, and that Bowland was competent and a gentleman. Bears the endorsement of S[amuel] H. Fisher, 2nd Lieutenant, Company A.
2 pp. [Series 147-41: 24]

June 28, 1862
G[aylord] McFall, Captain, Company A, McLaughlin's Squadron, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Camp Cranor, Prestonburgh, Kentucky. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending Dr. A.I. Miles as worthy of an appointment as Surgeon in the army; and stating that on several occasions, Miles had been detailed as acting Surgeon for the squadron while out scouting and under his command, and that when he recommended Miles as a suitable man for a position, he but spoke the sentiments of his entire command who liked Miles as a man and a physician.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 30]

June 28, 1862
W[illiam] H. Raynor, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, 56th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Memphis, Tennessee. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter stating that the document addressed to Colonel P[eter] Kinney was received, that said document being endorsed "official business", he opened and read it, that finding said document to be a matter concerning Kinney alone, he was returning it, that Kinney was now a prisoner of war in the hands of the rebels, and that Kinney was captured on last Wednesday, with nine men of the regiment and some other parties, while on a train of cars about fifteen miles from Memphis. Bears a P.S. stating that he was not before aware that Kinney had written a letter so devoid of respect and military courtesy.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 2]

June 28, 1862
H. Thrall, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Mountain Department, Wheeling, Virginia. To ? True copy of Special Orders No. 84; stating that 2nd Lieutenant John Youart, 44th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry having tendered the resignation of his commission on account of disability to perform military duty, the same was accepted and he was honorably discharged from the service. By command of Major General [John C.] Fremont.
1 p. [Series 147-41: 113]

June 29, [1862]
Austin McDowell, Captain, John N. McClung, Lieutenant, and Robert Hunter, Lieutenant, 74th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Tod, Nashville, Tennessee. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that their communication accompanied a petition addressed to Tod, signed by most of their fellow officers of the 74th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and requesting Tod to place Colonel [Granville] Moody again in command of his regiment, that this might result in the resignation of Major [Alexander S.] Ballard, that their objection to signing said petition was that they thought and feared it might be looked upon as an interference with their field officers, and that should Tod think proper to send Moody there, he would have from them a hearty welcome and cheerful support.
2 pp. [Series 147-41: 178]

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