91st PA--letters and orders, 8 August 1864

Letters and orders, 8 August 1864


[source: regimental letters book]

Forwarded Aug 8th 1864
Head Quarters 91st Reg. Pa Vols.
Near Petersburg Va. August 8th 1864
Capt. J. D. McFarland
Asst. Adjt. Genl.
Captain

I have the honor to request that Sergt. John L. Graham Co E 91st Reg. Pa. Vols be discharged to enable him to be mustered as 2nd Lieutenant of said Company he having received a commission from the Governor of Pennsylvania August 8th 1864 dated July 22 /64

This company has thirty Eight (38) enlisted men for duty and a Total of Present and Absent of Eighty One (81)

No of Officers in Regt21
" " Men " "520
" " Officers " Co2
" " Men " "81
[note: 520 could be 320]

The commission of Sergt. John L. Graham is herewith enclosed


I am Captain
Very Respectfully
Your Obdt Servt
Eli G Sellers
Capt Commanding
[source: regimental orders book]

War Department
Adjutant Genls Office
Washington DC Aug 8th 1864
Special Orders No 202
(Extract)

55 Leave of Absence for thirty days, on Surgeon's Certificate of disability; is hereby granted 2nd Lieutenant Joseph T. Jones, 91st Pennsylvania Volunteers


By Order of the Secretary of War
E. D. Townsend
Assistant Adjutant General

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