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July 17, 1862
W. Logan, Poland, Mahoning County, Ohio. To the Honorable B.F. Hoffman. Letter seeking a Lieutenant's commission for his son (Albert B. Logan) who was a member of Company E, 23rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
3 pp. [Series 147-43: 127]

July 17, 1862
William M. Pearce, LaGrange, Lorain County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he had resigned as 1st Lieutenant of Company I, 8th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that he subsequently asked for a place in the service and was told that he could not be reinstated without the consent of the Adjutant General, U.S.A.; and asking if Tod could give him a place in some camp of instruction.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 111]

July 17, 1862
John T. Philpot, Captain, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter requesting the appointment of Amariah Bailey as 1st Lieutenant in his company.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 33]

July 17, 1862
R.P. Spalding, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter stating that his son, Zeph Spalding, wanted to take command of one of the new regiments in Ohio and put it in "apple pie" order, that his son had done well in the 27th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry of which he had virtual command for some time, and that his son had been under fire many times and always evinced great coolness and intrepidity.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 13]

July 17, 1862
L[orenzo] Thomas, Adjutant General, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington. To the Governor of Ohio. Extract from Special Orders No. 164; stating that Reverend Labon C. Cheney, Chaplain of the 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, was dismissed from the service. By order of the Secretary of War.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 46]

July 17, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Huntsville, Alabama. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Special Orders No. 105; stating that the resignations of Lieutenant C.W. Drake, 49th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and Chaplain James Sargeant, 59th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry were accepted to take effect on July 17, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 88]

July 18, 1862
A.L. Brewer, Chairman, Military Committee of Columbiana County, New Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio. To Adjutant General [Charles W.] Hill. Letter stating that applications had been made to the committee for the recommendation of individuals now in service for appointment under the late call and he questioned whether the committee should recommend such, particularly to company positions, that he was afraid the Governor had made a mistake in placing the power of recommending field and staff officers in regimental committees, that it might do to get up the men, but he questioned its efficacy in getting the right kind of officers to command them, and that he prayed the Governor would secure to all of the new regiments at least one field officer who had smelled gun powder and who had been "tethed" on the battlefield.
3 pp. [Series 147-43: 76]

July 18, 1862
B[arnabus] Burns, Colonel, et. al., 86th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Clarksburg, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by twenty-seven officers of the 86th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and recommending Major W[ilson] C. Lemert for the position of Colonel of the new regiment to be raised in Crawford County, Wyandot County, Seneca County, Huron County, and Erie County.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 103]

July 18, 1862
M.A. Daugherty, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that Dr. J[oseph] W. Fulton, Quartermaster of the 53rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, had heard a rumor that his name had been struck from the roll because of not reporting at the end of his sick furlough, that Fulton was going to Columbus to see to the matter and give a statement of facts, that all of Fulton's statements should receive undoubting credence for he was incapable of deceit or prevarication, and that the proper place for Fulton in the present condition of public affairs was not in the Quartermaster's Department but in the field.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 142]

July 18, 1862
A[lfred] W. Gilbert, Colonel, 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp near Corinth, Mississippi. To Governor David Tod. Letter enclosing the resignation of Captain D[avid] C. Benjamin, Company I, 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and forwarding the name of Fletcher Hypes, 1st Lieutenant, Company I, 39th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry to fill the vacancy.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 97]

July 18, 1862
James Kinkaid, 1st Lieutenant, commanding Company F, et. al., 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Wade, Alexandria, Virginia. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter signed by four officers of the 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and recommending Sergeant Benjamin Jelliff, Jr. of Company F, 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry for a promotion.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 85]

July 18, 1862
Ferdinand F. Rempel, Lieutenant Colonel, [58th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry], Provost Marshal, Pittsburg Landing. To Governor David Tod. Letter introducing Major S.A. Strickland(?), formerly Assistant Adjutant General of the 2nd Brigade, Army of Tennessee; and stating that he was in the same brigade with Strickland in Tennessee and through the battles of [Fort] Donelson and Pittsburg [Shiloh], that Strickland was in every respect a capable, efficient, and brave officer, and that Strickland wanted to enter the service again.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 73]

July 18, 1862
T.A. Sanders, Camp Flat Top, Virginia. To Dear Brother. Letter seeking a position as 1st Lieutenant or 2nd Lieutenant in one of the new regiments.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 170]

July 18, 1862
William Stedman, Major commanding, C[harles] R. Bowe, Captain, formerly commanding Company K, and John E. Wyatt, Lieutenant, commanding Company K, 6th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Headquarters, Camp near Luray, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending the appointment of Sergeant Reuben E. Osgood of Company K as 2nd Lieutenant to fill a vacancy.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 197]

July 18, 1862
L[orenzo] Thomas, Adjutant General, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington. To the Governor of Ohio. Extract from Special Orders No. 165; stating that Private Patton Himrod of Company A, 2nd Regiment, U.S. Infantry was discharged from the service to enable him to receive a commission as 2nd Lieutenant of a new Ohio regiment. By order of the Secretary of War.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 181]

July 18, 1862
John T. Toland, Colonel, 34th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Flat Top Tannery. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending the promotion of Sergeant N[athaniel] P. Marvel, Company F, 34th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 115]

July 18, 1862
W.R. Tuttle, Recruiting Lieutenant, 105th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Burton, Geauga County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he had written concerning the position of Major of the 105th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that he did not then know of the plan which Tod had adopted of referring the matter to a regimental committee, that the plan was admirable and would result for the good of the service and cause, although it let him out as he was not a political or public man and probably not as fit or capable for the place as the man who would be proposed, and that recruiting was slow now, but Tod could depend upon Geauga County's quota of men in camp by the required time.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 156]

July 18, 1862
George Webster, Major Commanding, 25th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Sperryville, Virginia. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter regarding the detailing of various recruiting officers.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 49]

July 18, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Huntsville, Alabama. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Special Orders No. 106; stating that the resignation of 1st Lieutenant Joseph Haider, 9th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on July 18, 1862. By command of Major General [Don Carlos] Buell.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 89]

July 18, 1862
S.L. Yourtee, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter asking whether the disability preventing his being re-commissioned had been or could be removed; and stating that if Tod would have the disability removed and re-commissioned him so that he could enter the service with one of the new regiments, he thought he could raise a number of recruits by his personal influence and extensive acquaintance with the young men of the city and county.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 112]

July 19, 1862
P.B. Cole, Chairman, et. al., Military Committee of Union County, Marysville, Union County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that the committee had learned that Lieutenant McLean of Company B, 32nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry would not be continued in the service as he was arrested for disloyal conduct in Washington, that the committee learned that McLean was otherwise unfit for the place, that a large part of Company B was enlisted in Union County, but not McLean, and that the present Orderly Sergeant (John Wiley) was a young man of strictly good habits, of good education, and was worthy of receiving the commission of 2nd Lieutenant. Bears the endorsement of C.S. Hamlin.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 63]

July 19, 1862
Daniel Culver, et. al., Company F, 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Grand Junction, Tennessee. To Governor David Tod. Letter signed by fifty-four members of Company F, 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry; requesting that Elwood T. Miles of Company F, 5th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry be commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant of said company to fill a vacancy; and providing reasons for wanting Miles.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 109]

July 19, 1862
James W. Gamble, 2nd Lieutenant, 60th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (one year's service), Winchester, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that some time since, he was informed by Colonel W[illiam] H. Trimble that Tod had appointed him 1st Lieutenant of Company E, 60th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (one year's service), that he told Trimble that he would decline as soon as he received official notice of the fact as he did not wish to cut out the 2nd Lieutenant of the company who he considered as deserving as himself, and that he did not wish Tod to understand that he was opposed to promotion.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 23]

July 19, 1862
W[illiam] Y. Gholson, Jr., 1st Lieutenant, 106th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter stating that no recruiting for the regiment would be done until notice of Colonel [Gustavus] Tafel's acceptance of the command was given. 1 p. [Series 147-43: 81]

July 19, 1862
George W. Gregg, Chairman, and James Reber, Secretary, Pickaway County Military Committee, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter requesting the appointment of Sergeant John M. Weaver, Company A, 27th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry as 2nd Lieutenant.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 66]

July 19, 1862
H.J. Harrington, Warsaw, Coshocton County, Ohio. To Adjutant General [Charles W.] Hill. Letter stating that some 4 or 5 weeks since, his son enlisted with a man that he met on the public road, that his son did not know the man, but the man said he was recruiting for the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that his son would not turn seventeen until August 8, and that he considered his son too young and delicate to stand the service; requesting that his son's name be removed from the roll; and stating that his son's name was Myron C. Harrington.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 63]

July 19, 1862
John D. Jones, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To General George B. Wright, Quartermaster General. Letter stating that in the late battles before Richmond, his son (Lieutenant William G. Jones, U.S.A.) had command of the 71st Pennsylvania Regiment with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, that his son lost 80 men in the several battles and was highly complemented for his gallantry, etc., that his son would prefer the position of Colonel in a regiment from his native state of Ohio, that his son graduated from West Point in 1860, and that his son was a prisoner of war in Texas and exchanged in January. Referred to the Governor by Wright.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 12]

July 19, 1862
A.G. Maynes, Camp Lawrence, Cumberland, Maryland. To Governor David Tod. Letter requesting an appointment as a recruiting officer in the regiment to be commanded by Major J.C. Groom.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 79]

July 19, 1862
O. Mehliss, M.D., St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter certifying that John Ochs, a Private in Company C, 37th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry who had been wounded in the leg at the battle of Princeton, Virginia on May 17, 1862, and taken prisoner, had been released on parole and was now under his treatment; and stating that Ochs' wound did not allow him to use his leg.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 53]

July 19, 1862
Thomas J. Moonlight, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of Kansas, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. To Governor David Tod. Extract from Special Orders No. 78; stating that 2nd Lieutenant Alexander B. Sessions of Company B, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry had tendered his resignation, and that the same was accepted to take effect on July 19, 1862.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 47]

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