Link to Online Collection Catalog
Link to OHS HOME page
Link to CONTACT OHS page
Link to OHIO HISTORY STORE website
Link to OHS CALENDAR page
Link to OHS PLACES page
Link to OHS RESOURCES page
Link to the ABOUT OHS page
Link to SEARCH OHS page
OHS home


CIVIL WAR
DOCUMENTS


ARCHIVES/
LIBRARY


ONLINE
RESEARCH
TOOLS

ONLINE
DOCUMENTS

ONLINE
SERVICES

SERIES 147. VOLUME 43. ADJUTANT GENERAL.
Correspondence to the Governor and Adjutant General of Ohio,
March 7, 1862-July 31, 1862.

March 7, 1862
O[liver] D. Greene, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Louisville, Kentucky. To ? True copy of an extract from Special Orders No. 62; stating that 2nd Lieutenant E.A. Ford, Company E, 41st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was ordered to report to Major Flint, Commanding Officer, Convalescent Barracks, Louisville for temporary duty. By command of Brigadier General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 4]

April 17, 1862
A. McGavren, Probate Judge, et. al., Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio. To all whom it may concern. Letter signed by twenty citizens of Van Wert, Ohio; and recommending the promotion of George W. Hollinger, Company F, 16th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Bears the endorsement of Philip Kershner, Major, Commanding 16th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and W[illiam] R. Monroe, Captain, Company F, 16th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 229]

June 10, 1862
Mrs. B.F. Powers, Eaton, Preble County, Ohio. To Governor [William] Dennison. Letter written on behalf of her husband who had been for some months in the Quartermaster's Department in western Virginia; and stating that her husband had been offered an office several times, but she could not think of him occupying a place fraught with such dangers, and that her husband was now so anxious to secure an office that she was writing to request that Dennison use his influence to get her husband a commission as Captain or Adjutant.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 33]

June 13, 1862
H. Thrall, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Mountain Department, Wheeling, Virginia. To ? Official copy of Special Order No. 72; stating that 1st Lieutenant William Massie, 30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had tendered the resignation of his commission on account of physical disability, that the same was accepted, and that Massie was honorably discharged from the service. By command of Major General [John C.] Fremont.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 93]

June 17, 1862
Lentz J. Neville, Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he had been discharged from the service on account of a wound in the knee, and that he was now well enough to enter the service again; and requesting a position.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 133]

June 17, 1862
D[aniel] W. Panley, Captain, Company C, et. al., 12th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Flat Top, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by nineteen commissioned officers; stating that there would soon be several vacancies to be filled in the 12th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and recommending Sergeant Thomas A. Sanders of Company C as a suitable person to fill a vacancy as 2nd Lieutenant.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 201]

June 23, 1862
W[illiam] R. Creighton, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, James T. Sterling, Captain, Company B, and Joseph B. Molyneaux, Lieutenant and Adjutant, 7th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, 3rd Brigade, Bristoe Station. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending [William M.] Gwynne, Adjutant, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry for the position of Major of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 222]

June 24, 1862
H[arry] G. Armstrong, Major, 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp Bristoe, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he understood that Adjutant W[illiam] M. Gwynne of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was a candidate for promotion to the Majorship of said regiment; recommending Gwynne as a suitable person for such promotion; and stating that at the battle of Port Republic, Gwynne was in the thickest of the fight and greatly distinguished himself by his gallantry.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 225]

June 24, 1862
A. Ball, Surgeon, 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and Acting Brigade Surgeon, 3rd Brigade, Shields' Division, Camp Bristoe, Virginia. To G. V[olney] Dorsey. Letter recommending Adjutant William M. Gwynne of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry for promotion to the office of Major of said regiment; and stating that Gwynne greatly distinguished himself in the battle at Port Republic.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 225]

June 24, 1862
Joseph C. Brand, Quartermaster, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp near Manassas, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that the Lieutenant Colonelcy of the regiment being vacant, all concurred in the propriety of Major Eugene Powell's promotion to fill the vacancy and the promotion of Adjutant William M. Gwynne to the Majority, and that he witnessed Gwynne's heroic efforts in the late battle of Port Republic and could say that no single officer displayed more bravery or contributed more in holding the enemy in check, repulsing them, and retaking the battery over which they fought.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 226]

June 24, 1862
J[esse] W. Brock, Assistant Surgeon, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, 3rd Brigade, Shields' Division. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending Adjutant William M. Gwynne of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry as a suitable person to fill the vacant position of Major in said regiment; and stating that Gwynne distinguished himself at the battle of Port Republic, being the last horseman to leave the field.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 223]

June 24, 1862
Lewis P. Buckley, Colonel, and A[mos] K. Fairfield, Surgeon, 29th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending [William M.] Gwynne, Adjutant, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry for promotion to the Majority of his regiment; and stating that Gwynne greatly distinguished himself at the late battle at Port Republic.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 221]

June 24, 1862
William Hamilton, 1st Lieutenant, Company H, et. al., 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Manassas Junction, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by ten officers of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; recommending the appointment of Adjutant William M. Gwynne to the position of Major of the regiment to fill the vacancy occasioned by the recent promotion of Eugene Powell; and stating that Gwynne's gallantry at the battle of Port Republic had gained him the esteem and confidence of all who saw him.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 217]

June 24, 1862
William Hamilton, 1st Lieutenant, Company H, et. al., 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Manassas Junction, Virginia. To ? Letter signed by five officers of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and certifying that the listed officers of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now absent on sick leave or prisoners in the hands of the enemy, had signified their preference for Adjutant William M. Gwynne for Major of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 219]

June 24, 1862
E[rastus] B. Tyler, Brigadier General, 3rd Brigade, Headquarters, Shields' Division, Camp at Bristoe Station. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending the appointment of Adjutant William M. Gwynne of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to the position of Major of said regiment.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 224]

June 25, 1862
J.S. Jones, 1st Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp, Staff of General [James] Shields, Headquarters, Shields' Division. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he had learned that Adjutant [William M.] Gwynne had made application for promotion to the position of Major of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that he took pleasure in bearing testimony to Gwynne's uniform and soldierly conduct during his connection with Shields' Division.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 220]

June 25, 1862
Ambrose Thompson, Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster, Chief Quartermaster, Shields' Division, Headquarters, Bristoe, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that W[illiam] M. Gwynne, Adjutant of the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, was a candidate for the appointment of Major in his regiment, and that Gwynne had shown himself, on all occasions, to be one of the most efficient and tireless officers of the command, ready equally for the march or the battlefield.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 216]

June 26, 1862
H. Thrall, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Mountain Department, Wheeling, Virginia. To ? Official copy of Special Order No. 78; stating that 2nd Lieutenant Edward Grieves, 30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had tendered the resignation of his commission, that the same was accepted, and that Grieves was honorably discharged from the service. By command of Major General [John C.] Fremont.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 87]

June 28, 1862
H. Thrall, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Mountain Department, Wheeling, Virginia. To ? Official copy of Special Order No. 84; stating that Captain J.C. Lewis, 30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had tendered the resignation of his commission on account of ill health, that the same was accepted, and that Lewis was honorably discharged from the service. By command of Major General [John C.] Fremont.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 92]

July 1, 1862
J.C. Banks, 1st Lieutenant, Company C, et. al., 68th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp, Grand Junction. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by four officers of the 68th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and concurring in the petition of their brother officers asking that Lieutenant Colonel Robert K. Scott be promoted to the position of Colonel of the regiment.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 174]

July 1, 1862
H. Thrall, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Mountain Department, Wheeling, Virginia. To ? Official copy of Special Orders No. 86; stating that Captain Charles G. Broadwell, 34th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry had tendered the resignation of his commission on account of impaired health, that the same was accepted, and that Broadwell was honorably discharged from the service. By command of Major General [John C.] Fremont.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 31]

July 2, 1862
L.D. Booth, Lieutenant, Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter stating that he wished to be informed in regard to enlisting men from outside of Portage County if they should come into the county, that if he could not do so, there should be a stop put to men in Portage County going outside of the county to enlist, that there were eight or ten men enlisted outside of the county, and that two of these men wished to be transferred to him or to the company.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 199]

July 2, 1862
Edward M. Driscoll, 1st Lieutenant, Company G, et. al., 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Taylor, Alabama. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by forty-eight commissioned and non-commissioned officers and Privates of Company G, 3rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and recommending Sergeant Major William A. Curry of Company G to fill the vacancy of 2nd Lieutenant in said company.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 173]

July 2, 1862
Angus L. Waddle, Lieutenant, 33rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Mihalotzky, Mouth of Battle Creek, Tennessee. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Letter stating that he had not received his commission as 1st Lieutenant in the 33rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that there was a vacancy in the Adjutancy of the regiment and he had been detailed by the commanding officer as Acting Adjutant; and asking whether the Adjutant was still appointed by the Governor or if the appointment by the regimental commander entitled him to the pay and emoluments of said office.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 187]

July 3, 1862
Charles Candy, Colonel, 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp near Alexandria, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Copy of letter requesting that Tod commission Sergeant Theodore Strausburg and Sergeant John T. Northcutt as 2nd Lieutenants in the 66th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry for gallant conduct before the enemy on June 9, 1862 at Port Republic, Virginia.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 202]

July 7, 1862
Leroy W. Bailey, Orderly Sergeant, Company B, Hoffman's Battalion, Depot, Prisoners of War [Johnson's Island], near Sandusky, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that the near prospect of a promotion in his company induced him to decline the appointment of 2nd Lieutenant in the 103rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 20]

July 7, 1862
J.C. Kelton, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of the Mississippi, Corinth, Mississippi. To the Commanding Officer, 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Special Field Orders No. 146; stating that the resignation of Captain D.C. Benjamin, 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on July 7, 1862. By order of Major General [Henry] Halleck.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 48]

July 7, [1862]
J. Stanton Weaver, Salem, Columbiana County, Ohio. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter stating that he felt the need to reenlist, that he wanted to raise a company, that he had served ten months in the 3rd Kansas Regiment (Infantry) and was discharged in consequence of having received a wound in his left arm near the shoulder, that he had so far recovered from the effects of the shot that he could handle a revolver with his left hand while he was able to give as severe a sword cut with his right as ever he could, that he would prefer being in a cavalry regiment, and that in recruiting for their companies, several Captains had been disappointed because they did not swear in their recruits when they found them; and asking if he could have the power of a recruiting officer, secure as many as possible, and reserve the first hundred for a company for himself.
3 pp. [Series 147-43: 69]

July 9, 1862
M.B.W. Harman, Commanding Company E, 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp near Tuscumbia, Alabama. To the Honorable James R. Hubble. Letter stating that Hubble could perform a simple act of justice to a brave man and a good soldier by personally presenting the nomination of Ludwell M. Cunard, 1st Sergeant, Company E, 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to Governor David Tod for a commission as 2nd Lieutenant of his own company.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 65]

July 9, 1862
H.H. Russell, Athens, Athens County, Ohio. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter stating that if the Governor saw fit to give him the appointment sought, he could assign him to any regiment.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 133]

CIVIL WAR DOCS ||  NEXT

HOME || CONTACT

 ABOUT || CALENDAR || PLACES || RESOURCES || MARKETPLACE || LINKS || SEARCH
Ohio_Historical_Society - 1982 Velma Ave. - Columbus, OH 43211 - © 1998 All Rights Reserved.