91st PA: Enfield rifles

Weapons of the 91st

[Senate Executive Document 72, 'Letter of the Secretary of War, transmitting, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the report of the commission on ordnance and ordnance stores made to the War Department. July 17, 1862'. Serial Set volume 1123, 37th Congress, 2nd session, session volume 6, page 441]
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HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON,
Washington, D.C., April 16, 1862.

SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith a requisition for arms for Colonel Gregory's 91st regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, also a report of any inspector general on the arms now in the hands of that regiment. Companies of the regiment are now rendering efficient service, and I desire to see them well armed, that they may undertake with confidence the performance of any duty that may be required of them.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES S. WADSWORTH,
Brigadier General Commanding.

The CHIEF OF ORDNANCE CORPS,
Washington, D.C.

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