91st PA--letters and orders, 4 January 1865

Letters and orders, 4 January 1865


[source: regimental letters book]

Hd Qrs 91st Regt Pa V Vols
January 4 1865
Lieut L C Bartlett
A A A Genl
Lieut

I have the honor to request that 1st Sergt Wm H Fraily Co H 91st Penna Vet Vols be discharged to enable him to be mustered as 1st Lieut of said Co. he having recd a Commission from the Governor of Pennsylvania

This Company has twenty nine enlisted men present and a total of present & absent of forty two.

No of Officers in Regiment19
" " Men " "512
" " Officers " Company1
" " Men " "42

The Commission of 1 Sergt Wm H Fraily Co "H" is herewith enclosed.


I am Lieut Very Respectfully &c
Eli G Sellers
Lt Col Commdg
[source: regimental letters book]

Hd Qrs 91st Pa V. Vols
January 4th 1864 [sic; sc. 1865]

Charge and Specification preferred against 1 Lieut Thomas F Walter Co "A" 91st Pa V Vols

Charge: Disobedience of Orders

Specification: In this: that said Thomas F Walter 1 Lieut Co "A" 91st P.V.V. having been duly detailed to go on Picket by the Adjutant on the 31st day of December 1864 And having been told by Lt. Col Eli G Sellers Commdg the Regiment that he could not be excused unless by Surgeons Certificate did Positively refuse to obey the order stating that he would go under arrest first

All this at the Camp of the 91st Pa V Vols on or about the 31st day of December 1864

Lieut Col Eli G Sellers Witnesses
Surgeon Wm G Keir
Asst Surg. Geo S Oldmixon
Adjutant J R Allen

(sgd) Eli G Sellers
Lt Col Commdg
[source: regimental orders book]

Hd Qrs 91st Pa V Vols
Jany 4" 1865 [the '5' is written over a '4']
Special Orders No 2

1st Lieut (John Edgar Jr [written above this name is:] Joseph Everhart) is here by relieve[d] from the Command of Company (B [written above this is:] H) he will turn over the Public property in his possession to Capt (Jno C Partenheimer [written above this is:] Geo P Finney) taking his receipts for the same


By Command of
Eli G Sellers
Lt Col. Commdg
sgd J R Allen
Lieut & Act Adjt

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