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July 19, 1862
Thomas J. Moonlight, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Department of Kansas, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. To Governor David Tod. Letter enclosing the order accepting the resignation of 2nd Lieutenant [Alexander B.] Sessions, [Company B, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry]; and stating that he hoped Tod would provide for Mr. Saunders.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 98]

July 19, 1862
Rachel Reynolds, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that friends of her son (James K. Reynolds) had presented an application to the military committee of the district requesting that he receive a Lieutenancy in one of the new regiments, that she had made an effort to have it withdrawn, but was not sure she succeeded, that her son had been differently provided for through the great kindness of Colonel [Benjamin P.] Runkle of the 45th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that her son had written saying he could not get leave from the Adjutant General's office in Wheeling for a length of time sufficient to be of any use in recruiting.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 9]

July 19, 1862
J.V. Stevens, 1st Lieutenant and Acting Commissary of Subsistence, Post, Charleston, Virginia. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he was writing for a third time to obtain a commission to recruit a regiment in his native state of Ohio.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 21]

July 19, 1862
P[eter] W. Taylor, Lieutenant Colonel, 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Louisa, [Kentucky]. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter presenting the names of four Orderlies of the 40th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry as men worthy of better positions in the service.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 86]

July 19, 1862
J.M. Wright, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Army of the Ohio, Huntsville, Alabama. To the Adjutant General of Ohio. Special Orders No. 107; stating that the resignation of Captain William Stough, 38th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry was accepted to take effect on July 19, 1862.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 184]

July 20, 1862
N.L. Anderson, Lieutenant Colonel Commanding, and A.C. Christopher, Major, 6th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. To Adjutant General [Charles W.] Hill. Letter recommending various promotions to fill vacancies.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 171]

July 20, 1862
J[oseph] L. Antram, 1st Sergeant, Company E, 6th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Nelson's Division, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter stating that he had been assured by friends at home that he could raise a company immediately in his county if he was placed in the proper position to do so, and that he was placing the matter before Hill.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 215]

July 20, 1862
John W. Caldwell, College Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter regarding military committee matters.
4 pp. [Series 147-43: 45]

July 20, 1862
S.J. Firestone, 1st Lieutenant, 19th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp Battle Creek, Cumberland, Tennessee. To Colonel Young. Letter stating that there were vacancies to be filled in the regiment, that he was senior 1st Lieutenant and entitled to the Captaincy, that he understood there were efforts to break down the rule of seniority, that his friends had been to see Young on his behalf and were assured that he would not be jumped, that he was writing to remind Young of the promise, and that he could successfully refute any and every charge brought against him.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 204]

July 20, 1862
M. Welker, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending Reason B. Spink, Private, Company E, 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry for the position of 2nd Lieutenant in said company.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 99]

July 21, 1862
James W. Alderman, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter requesting an appointment as Chaplain of the 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and stating that he could do much towards recruiting a regiment locally if it was known that he was going as a Chaplain, that he heard that some of the officers of the 20th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry were coming home to recruit, that if they did, he would go out through the county and assist them, and that he was the pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Sidney.
3 pp. [Series 147-43: 80]

July 21, 1862
Silas Baldwin, Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter accepting his appointment as Quartermaster of the 96th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 75]

July 21, 1862
James W. Barr, Mendota, Illinois. To the Governor of Ohio. Letter stating that he wanted to reenter the service, but in his native state of Ohio, and that as for experience, he had no superior in drill.
3 pp. [Series 147-43: 125]

July 21, 1862
Patrick Barry, War Department, Washington City, D.C. To H.S. Miller, Columbus. Letter stating that for some unknown cause, the enclosed papers were sent to his address, and that he was returning them to Miller to be handed to the owner.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 161]

July 21, 1862
C.P. Buckingham, Brigadier General, and Assistant Adjutant General, War Department, Washington City, D.C. To Governor David Tod. Letter enclosing the papers and report on the subject of Tod's letter of June 4, referring to the treatment of paroled prisoners at Louisville.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 26]

July 21, 1862
James Cantwell, Colonel, J[ames] S. Robinson, Lieutenant Colonel, and D[avid] Thomson, Major, 82nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Headquarters, Camp near Woodville. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending George Fry as a suitable person to be appointed 2nd Lieutenant in the 82nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry; and stating that Fry had fulfilled his duties as Assistant Commissary Sergeant with promptness and ability.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 196]

July 21, 1862
B.F.S. Card, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. To Adjutant General [Charles W.] Hill. Letter stating that he was again well enough to rejoin his companions in the 84th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and that he was disgusted with remaining at home.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 155]

July 21, 1862
William B. Castle, Chairman, and George G. Washburn, Secretary, District Military Committee, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter enclosing a copy of a resolution recommending that the appointment of company officers for the 103rd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry be made in accordance with the apportionment of men to be raised in each of the counties composing the regimental district, that they should only be made on the recommendation of the several county military committees, and that the special representative of the committee of Cuyahoga County be instructed to present this action to the Governor; and certifying that by the action of the committee, the apportionment of men was 635 from Cuyahoga County, 210 from Lorain County, and 155 from Medina County.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 10]

July 21, 1862
William E. Chamberlin, Liverpool, Medina County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter regarding his discharge from Battery D, 1st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery.
4 pp. [Series 147-43: 30]

July 21, 1862
Matilda D. Collins, Mercer, Mercer County, Ohio. To Adjutant General C[harles] W. Hill. Letter stating that her husband, who belonged to Company D, 71st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, was taken prisoner in the battle of Shiloh, that she was a lone woman and in much need, that she wanted to know if she could draw her husband's wages, and that she could prove that her husband was a prisoner of war at Montgomery, Alabama.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 53]

July 21, 1862
M.W. Cordell, Pleasant Plain, Warren County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that he wished to get the appointment of Major in one of the regiments now being formed.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 50]

July 21, 1862
E[phraim] R. Eckley, Colonel, 80th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Camp on the Tuscumbia, Mississippi. To Governor David Tod. Letter recommending various promotions in the regiment.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 183]

July 21, 1862
A[lbert] S. Hall, Colonel, 105th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Weddell House, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. To the Honorable R.W. Tayler. Letter stating that he learned that C.C. Wick intended making application to the Governor to have his son, William Wick, mustered out of a battery in the regular service for promotion in the volunteer service of Ohio, that he knew William Wick well and his qualifications, both as a business and military man, were such as to enable him to do honor to any promotion given him, that William Wick would make an excellent Captain, Quartermaster, or Major, that Mahoning County was wholly awake, and that he was making arrangements to get quarters for the Youngstown company.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 37]

July 21, 1862
J.H. Harshbarger, and Martin Baker, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that if Tod would commission them as recruiting officers or 1st Lieutenant and 2nd Lieutenant, they would immediately commence getting up a company, and that a company could be raised in two weeks.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 77]

July 21, 1862
J.H. Heath, Acting Adjutant, 3rd Battalion, D.C. Volunteers, and Volunteer Aide-de-Camp to General Stone, Washington, D.C., General Land Office, Washington, D.C. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter requesting instructions as to the requisite measures to be taken to receive authority for raising troops; and stating that if approval was given, he would willingly resign and report to Hill for duty.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 136]

July 21, 1862
Charles W. Hill, Adjutant General of Ohio, Headquarters, Ohio Militia, Adjutant General's Office, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. To John A. Smith, Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio. Letter notifying Smith that he had been appointed by the Governor of Ohio as 1st Lieutenant of a company of infantry for three years or during the war and assigned to the 79th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Bears a note from Smith declining the appointment as he did not wish to enter the service at that time. Together with directions for enlisting and organizing volunteer forces in Ohio.
4 pp. [Series 147-43: 210]

July 21, 1862
John Keller, Secretary, Military Committee for Auglaize County, St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio. To Adjutant General Charles W. Hill. Letter stating that the bearer was William S. Kishler, Quartermaster Sergeant of the 67th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, that Kishler had received a recommendation from the committee for a commission to recruit, and that Kishler had been in the service for eight months past and could get more men for the service than any other person Hill could appoint from Auglaize County.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 72]

July 21, 1862
Francis M. Kerr, Crestline, Crawford County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that it had been represented and clearly proven that Captain A[braham] C. Cummins, Company I, 15th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, of Shelby, Richland County, Ohio, acted the part of a coward at the battle of Shiloh, that by false statement in regard to his removal from Company I, Cummins had since been elected Captain of a company raised in Shelby, Ohio for the call made in June, and that the citizens of Ohio asked why a man who had acted the part of a coward and disgraced his regiment and his country should be permitted to hold a commission in the service where they should have men who knew and dared to do the right.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 134]

July 21, 1862
William T. McClintock, President, Ross County Military Committee, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter regarding various committee matters; and stating that they were of the opinion that recruiting could be carried on much more vigorously in Ross County, Vinton County, and the eastern part of Highland County if a battalion camp, under charge of Lieutenant Colonel James Rowe, could be established at Chillicothe.
2 pp. [Series 147-43: 44]

July 21, 1862
John D. Martin, Exchange Bank of Martin & Co., Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio. To Governor David Tod. Letter stating that the bearer, Samuel M. Biggs, was his nephew, and that Biggs was now in the ninety days' service, but he and a companion would undertake to get up a three years' company if commissions were given to them; and recommending that they be given commissions to organize a new company.
1 p. [Series 147-43: 59]

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