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July 12, 1862
John M. Kirkbride, Secretary, Monroe County Military Committee. To ? Letter stating that the committee recommended J.C. Morrow and T.A. Okey of Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio as suitable persons to receive commissions as Lieutenants to recruit for the 92nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. By order of the committee.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 187]

July 12, 1862
J[ohn] C. Lee, Colonel, 55th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp, Sperryville, Virginia. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter recommending 1st Sergeant Thomas O'Leary for appointment to a vacant 2nd Lieutenancy.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 172]

July 12, 1862
William McCormick, Cumberland Gap. To Adjutant General [C.P.] Buckingham. Letter stating that he had learned that Ohio had called for more troops; requesting a commission to recruit; stating that he was confident he could raise a full company in a short time in Wayne County; citing references; and stating that he was currently a Private in Company H, 16th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that in connection with another, he had recruited a company for the 16th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that by fraud, he was defeated, that he entered service as a Private, and that he had been some ten months under one of the best drill masters in the service.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 18]

July 12, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 153; stating that the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant William Pickett, Jr., 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on July 12, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 144]

July 12, 1862
C[anduce] G. Megrue, Captain, Company B, 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Camp Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that for one year, he had served in the capacity of Captain of Company B, 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, that the service their regiment had done was well known to the public, that he was not dissatisfied with the service, that he began from a sense of duty which he felt he owed his country, that he was ready to yet lend his hand to help utterly crush out the rebellion, but he had reasons for requesting a position in one of the new regiments called for by Tod, and that he would like the position of Lieutenant Colonel; and citing references.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 57]

July 12, 1862
J[ohn] T. Mitchell, 1st Sergeant, et. al., Company A, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by twenty-nine members of Company A, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; requesting the promotion of 1st Lieutenant Thomas McConnell to the Captaincy of the company to fill the vacancy occasioned by the promotion of C[harles] E. Fulton to the position of Major of the regiment, and the promotion of 2nd Lieutenant Marshal L. Dempcy to the position of 1st Lieutenant made vacant by the promotion of McConnell; and stating that their company elected all its officers including Fulton, McConnell, and Dempcy, that said individuals had served them and their country faithfully and honestly, that they had the utmost confidence in the ability and bravery of said individuals, that under said individuals, they had been most successful in preserving discipline, harmony, and government, that since the organization of the company in November 1861, not a single member had ever been under arrest or in the guard house, that only one member of the company had ever been intoxicated and he but once, and that they could not but express the opinion that the good of the service and the continued harmony of the company demanded the promotions requested. Together with an endorsement from C[harles] E. Fulton, Major, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Wade, Virginia.
3 pp. [Series 147-42: 165]

July 12, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Huntsville, Alabama. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Special Orders No. 100; stating that the resignation of Lieutenant George Crist, 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was accepted to take effect on July 12, 1862.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 83]

July 13, 1862
Andrew J. Bunnell, Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he had been in the service since October 2, 1861, and his health had become very poor over the past two or three months, that he was making application for a situation that perhaps would be a benefit to his health and of equal, if not more, service to his country, that he had not asked for personal recommendations nor did he expect any political favor, that he had enlisted as a Private in Company G of the 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry and remained the same, that his company was now at Jackson, Tennessee, being detached from the regiment, that when home, he resided in Whitewater Township, Hamilton County, that Tod could give him a commission to recruit or otherwise as deemed best, that this was his first application of any kind, and that his experience compelled him to prefer the infantry service.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 170]

July 13, 1862
D[arius] Dirlam, 12th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter stating that he was ordered to report by letter or in person to the Superintendent of the Recruiting Service for the State of Ohio to recruit for the 12th Independent Battery, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery, that said battery needed 67 men to fill up, that he was detailed to recruit because he was unfit for duty, that in the course of eight or ten days, he hoped to be able to enter upon active duty as a recruiting officer, and that he was unable to travel at present, but would like to procure his instructions as soon as possible.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 183]

July 13, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 154; stating that the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant Anthony Bowsher, 81st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on July 13, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 150]

July 13, 1862
David Putnam, Captain, and George W. Moore, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 69th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Nashville, Tennessee. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending Jacob J. Rarick as a suitable person to be appointed 1st Lieutenant in Company E, 69th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to date from May 1, 1862. Approved by William B. Cassilly, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 1]

July 13, 1862
N[ewton] Schleich, Colonel, 61st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp at Sperryville, Virginia. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter stating that the rolls sent by Hill came duly to hand, and that upon examination, he found them all except for those of Captain [William H.] McGroarty; asking if Hill had the rolls or ever received them; and stating that Captain [John] Garrett would send his rolls to Hill as soon as possible.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 210]

July 13, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Huntsville, Alabama. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Special Orders No. 101; stating that the resignations of six named officers from Ohio regiments were accepted to take effect on July 13, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 81]

July 14, 1862
Raymond Allston, Late Captain, Company B, 26th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending Lewis C. Amburg for the office of Lieutenant; and stating that Amburg had served under him for six months in the capacity of Sergeant, that Amburg was a good drill master, prompt and attentive to his duties, that Amburg was in every respect capacitated for the office, and that Tod had made no appointment from that section which was better.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 13]

July 14, 1862
Henry B. Banning, Colonel, 87th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Harpers Ferry, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter enclosing the recommendations of Reverend George D. Oviatt, Company G for Chaplain; stating that Oviatt was a good man and volunteered as a Private, and that he took pleasure in adding his recommendation to that of the commissioned officers of the regiment; asking if Oviatt's commission could be dated from the organization of the regiment; and stating that they were getting along well, that their regiment was larger than both the 12th New York and 22nd New York which were stationed there, that the line officers were laboring hard and improving rapidly, that without an exception, they were the right men in the right place, that Lieutenant Colonel [John] Faskin and Major [Samuel L.] Leffingwell were both most efficient and industrious officers, that he hoped to make the regiment one Tod would be proud of, and that General [John E.] Wool had been very kind to them.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 125]

July 14, 1862
George A. Bennett, Captain, New York Volunteer Cavalry, Camp Relief. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter asking if the Lieutenant Bernhardt who was killed in battle about four weeks ago was Samuel Bernhardt, born in Germany, about 25 years of age, and 5 feet 6 inches tall, with brown hair, light eyes, and light complexion; and stating that Samuel Bernhardt joined one of the artillery regiments from Ohio, and that Samuel Bernhardt's father was very anxious about him.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 91]

July 14, 1862
A.L. Brewer, Chairman, Military Committee of Columbiana County, New Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter inquiring as to the policy of the Adjutant General's Department in appointing officers to get up companies under the late call; stating that when the recruiting service for three years was first started in Ohio, Captains were appointed for that purpose, that when Adjutant General [C.P.] Buckingham came into office, the system of appointing and commissioning 2nd Lieutenants was adopted, that both did well enough for awhile, when there was a rash to go into service, that at the present time, the previous systems might be questioned, and that the truth was, it would require the greatest effort possible to raise Ohio's quota; asking if it would not be better to authorize the county committees to appoint three men who would be willing to take charge of a company and to let them unite their influence in raising a company with the understanding that they should be commissioned when the company was raised, their grade to be designated by a vote of the company; stating that this plan would combine more influence and more consent in attaining the object in view, and that the 2nd Lieutenant plan created jealousies and difficulties in Columbiana County that they could not get over and which lead to their loss of at least two hundred men in the former call; asking if it was the design of the Governor in appointing staff officers, for them to go into the army now in the field; and stating that the new "livery" might be much quicker prepared for actual service if at least one of the field officers was taken from the army, that this would little impair the efficiency of the army and at the same time would be of incalculable advantage to the new regiments, that in many particulars, it would be an advantage to the army in service by opening the door of promotion, that he apprehended much difficulty at the present time in bringing out the force required in Ohio, that there were many things operating against them including the sickness in the army, the severity of many of their battles, the season of the year, and the great demand for labor, that added to all this was a discouraging influence that from some cause or other was defusing itself secretly all over the State, and that they would make use of every effort in Columbiana County to raise their complement of men.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 5]

July 14, 1862
A[ugustus] H. Coleman, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, 11th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Raleigh Court House, Virginia. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter stating that Sergeant James T. Johnson, 11th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had been recommended for a commission as Recruiting Lieutenant for one of the new regiments, that he had no doubt that Johnson could raise the required number of men, that Johnson had served since the breaking out of the rebellion and had proven himself a true soldier well worthy of a commission, and that from orders received, he could not grant Johnson a furlough for the purpose of allowing him to recruit until first commissioned.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 219]

July 14, 1862
J.D. Ensign, Secretary, Ashtabula County Military Committee, Clerk's Office, Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter stating that he was writing to learn what was expected of the committee, that Governor [William] Dennison informed the committee that he expected they would recommend persons proper for recruiting officers and assist them in recruiting, but went and appointed officers without a word from the committee and appointed men who never applied to the committee at all, that they had supposed until within a day or two that they were excused from further duty, but the late order of Governor David Tod informed them that they were still expected to act, that at their first meeting, they learned that 6 out of the 9 officers Ashtabula County would be entitled to had already been appointed, that they could not see why a committee should be troubled to meet to recommend officers when the department appointed all who applied without recommendation, that they were happy to state that the appointments already made were good ones, that in regard to the principal labor of recruiting, they thought it should be done by the company officers under the supervision of the regimental officers, that for instance, Colonel [Albert S.] Hall of the 105th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry and his Lieutenant Colonel and Major could do much better labor than citizens could for they would say "come" while the citizen would say "go", that they would advise their immediate appointment for that purpose, that last Fall, the committee was a working one, that they had to labor hard to fill the 29th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that they spared neither time or money and were successful, that they thought then as they did now that the field and line officers ought to have done more of the labor and would be more successful than the committee, and that they would give the cause all the time and labor possible, but desired to understand fully what was expected of them.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 3]

July 14, 1862
Isaac Gass, late Lieutenant Colonel, 64th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter certifying that he was intimately acquainted with I[saac] F. Biggerstaff, late 2nd Lieutenant, Company D, 64th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry from the time of the organization of said regiment until about February 23, 1862, when Biggerstaff left the regiment; stating that for several weeks prior to said date, Biggerstaff was quite ill and very much reduced in flesh, and he had no doubt that Biggerstaff was unable to continue in the service, that he was not a physician and did not know the disease with which Biggerstaff was afflicted, but did know that the Surgeon and Major of the 64th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry advised Biggerstaff to resign on account of his health, and that he had no doubt from his own observation and information derived from others that Biggerstaff's resignation was proper and judicious at the time it was tendered; certifying to the efficiency of Biggerstaff as an officer when on duty, and to his capacity and gentlemanly deportment as a man; and stating that if Biggerstaff's health was restored, he would make an efficient officer.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 142]

July 14, 1862
James Gibson, Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he was informed that Tod had signified his willingness to give him a Captain's commission, that he would willingly accept said commission if he could, in a short time, have a company and get into active service, that if he had a company to raise himself, he feared it would require too long a time and be too much expense to him, that he could raise at least 20 men at Greenfield in two or three days, but after that it would be a slow business, that it was every man's duty to do all he could at the present time, that if Tod believed him competent, he would thankfully accept the commission and do all in his power to promote the cause, that as he would be very busy arranging his affairs, it would be a great accommodation to him if he could be mustered into service without going to Columbus, and that he supposed he understood as well as any man the hardships of a soldier as he spent more than three years on the plains, in the Rocky Mountains, and in California, and part of that time in the army in California.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 9]

July 14, 1862
Charles W. Hill, Adjutant General of Ohio, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To Bernard N. Lindsay, Wintersville, Jefferson County, Ohio. Letter notifying Lindsay that he had been appointed 2nd Lieutenant in a company of infantry for three years or during the war and assigned to the 98th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; instructing Lindsay to report to Camp Steubenville; and stating that Captain A.B. Dod would muster Lindsay into the service of the United States from July 14, 1862.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 42]

[July 14, 1862]
Charles W. Hill, Adjutant General of Ohio. To Bernard N. Lindsay. Directions for enlisting and organizing volunteer forces in Ohio; stating that Lindsay's recruiting station would be at Wintersville, Jefferson County, Ohio, and that Lindsay's district for recruiting his company would be confined to Jefferson County.
2 pp. [Series 147-42: 42]

July 14, 1862
S[olomon] H. Johnson, 1st Lieutenant, et. al., Company A, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp near Danville, Mississippi. To General. Letter signed by forty-two officers and men of Company A, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; requesting the appointment of 1st Lieutenant Frank T. Gilmore of Company B, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to the Captaincy of Company A made vacant by the resignation of [Nathan] Pickett; and stating that Gilmore was the ranking 1st Lieutenant in the regiment, that Gilmore was ignorant of their action on his part, being in Ohio under orders at that time, and that Gilmore was the unanimous choice of the company. Bears the endorsement of William E. Gilmore, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, 63rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
3 pp. [Series 147-42: 130]

July 14, 1862
L.D. Keil, Collinsville, Butler County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he could raise 15 or 20 men (perhaps more) to serve during the war, and that he wished to know if, by raising a squad of that kind, he was entitled to any commission.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 8]

July 14, 1862
George Laskey, Chairman, Henry H. Dodge, Secretary, and Thomas Gorrill, Wood County Military Committee, Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter recommending an extension of the time of the commission of the bearer, J.G. Knoll; and stating that Knoll already held a commission as 1st Lieutenant and they desired its extension for 30 days or as long as Hill thought expedient, and that Knoll was eminently fitted for the post. Also signed by E. Graham.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 136]

July 14, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 157; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant B.A. Blandy, 78th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on June 1, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 52]

July 14, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 157; stating that five named officers of the 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry were mustered out of service to take effect on June 1, 1862, since which date they were reported by their regimental commander as absent without leave. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 54]

July 14, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 156; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant George V. Asher, 22nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on July 14, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 129]

July 14, 1862
N.H. McLean, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Governor of Ohio. Special Field Orders No. 156; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant John M. Hill, 71st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on July 14, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-42: 149]

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