91st PA--letters and orders, 3 July 1864

Regimental letters and orders, 3 July 1864


[sources: company E orders book; regimental orders book (very light and hard to read), which has more of the signatures]

Head Quarters 5th Army Corps
July 3rd 1864
Special order No 160
Extract

The following named Enlisted men are hereby honourably Discharged the Service of the United States to enable them to accept Commissions in the Volunteer Service

Sergt Theodore A Hope Co "E" 91st Regt Penna V. V.
to Date July 1st 1864

By Command of
Maj Gen Warren
Signed
Fred T Locke
Asst Adjt Genl
Head Quarters 1st Division 5th Corps
July 3rd 1864
"Official"
(Signed) C. B. Mervine
Asst. Adjt. Genl
Head Quarters 2nd Brigade 1st Div. 5th Corps
"Official" July 3rd 1864
(Signed) E. C. Bennett
A.A.A.G.
Head Quarters 91st Reg. Pa Vols 2nd Brig.
1st Division 5th Corps July 3rd 1864
Official
B. J. Tayman
Adjutant
[source: regimental letters book]

Camp of the 91st Reg. P.V.V
July 3rd 1864
Captain James H. Closson
Commdg. Co H 91st P.V.V.
Captain

We the undersigned members of Co H do ask to be transferred to the Battalion of Sharp Shooters now organizing in the Army


We are Respectfully Your Obedient Servant
Wm H Fraley Sergt.
Andrew Steinmetz
John Somers
John R. McClintock
Paul G. Hill

Camp of the 91st Reg. P.V.V.
July 4th 1864
Lieut. B. J. Tayman
Adjt

I have the honor to report the following named enlisted men of my Company as desirous of being transferred to the Battalion of Sharp Shooters to be organized in the division they have no telescopic nor sporting Rifles but are willing to pay for them


Sergt Wm H. Fraley
Private John Somers
" John R. McClintock
" Paul G Hill
" Andrew Steinmetz

I have the honor to be
Very Respectfully
Your Obedient Servt
James H. Closson
Capt Co H 91st P.V.V.

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