91st PA--letters received, 1 June 1863-25 Dec 1863

Letters received

[I have proofread this transcription]
[This consists of three manuscript pages, numbered 1 to 3. Page 1 covers letters 1 to 15; page 2 covers letters 16 to 36; page 3 covers letters 37 and 51 to 54. The third page has a large gap, between letters received on 8 October and 22 December.]
[source: NARA, RG 94, regimental letter, order, guard report, and furlough book]

Letters Received
When ReceivedName of WriterDate and purport of letter
June 1st
1
Owen R. A. Lt. Col. & Chief Qr. Mr. 5th CorpsJune 1st Notice relative to the transfer of Teamsters to the Artillery Brigade and to be Borne on the Rolls as such
[by unnumbered order, HQ 91st PA, 1 June 1863, Robert Rowan (H) and William McKee (B), detailed as teamsters, were transferred to the artillery brigade as teamsters]
May 27th /63
2
Smith Francis G A.A.S. [?] U.S.A. Medical OfficerMay 22nd /63 Certificate of health and recommendation for an extension of sick leave to Col. E. M. Gregory
June 16nt /63
3
Smith Francis G A.A.S. [?] U.S.A. Medical OfficerJune 11nt /63 Certificate of health, and recommendation for an extension of sick leave to Col. E. M. Gregory
July 12th /63
4
Smith Francis G A.A.S. [?] U.S.A. Medical OfficerJuly 6th /63 Certificate of health, and recommendation for an extension of sick leave to Col. E. M. Gregory
July 31st /63
5
Hunt William A.A.S. U.S.A. Medical OfficerJuly 26th /63 Certificate of health, and recommendation for an extension of sick leave to Col E. M. Gregory
August 4th /63
6
Hunt William A.A.S. U.S.A. Medical OfficerJuly 31st /63 Certificate of health and recommendation for an extension of sick leave to Capt Matthew Hall
August 13nt 63
7
Smith Francis G A.A.S. U.S.A. Medical OfficerAugust 10nt /63 Certificate of health and recommendation for an extension of sick leave to Col [written over another word, apparently Capt] E. M. Gregory
August 13nt /63
8
Clark Robert Capt. Provost JudgeAugust 11nt /63 Relative to a man supposed to be a Deserter from the 91st Reg. Pa. Vols
LostAugust 13nt /63
9
Marvin A. S. Capt and Asst. Adjt. Genl.August 13nt /63 Requires an explanation in writing why the Signals were not sounded as required by Genl. Order No 79
[see letter, Sinex to Marvin, 13 Aug 63, for Sinex's explanation.]
August 14nt /63
10
Marvin A. S Asst A. Genl CaptainAugust 14nt /63 Requires an explanation in writing as to why the Pioneers sent for by Lieut Bell Commdg pioneers were not furnished
[Since the next letter is about changes in the pioneer corps, the regiment may not have received Bell's request.]
August 15nt /63
11
A. M. Bell Lieut Commdg Brig PioneersAugust 15nt /63 Relative to the re-organizing of the Brigade Pioneer Corps
[See orders and circular, 15 Aug 63, for regimental changes]
August 19nt /63
12
Townsend E. D. A.A.G.August 17nt /63 Adjt. Genls Office Washington Aug 17nt 1863 Relative to applicants for appointments in colored troops
August 21st 63
13
Locke Fred T. Lt. Col. Asst. Adjt Genl.August 21st /63 Relating to the men of the 91st Reg. Pa. Vols on duty with Provost Guard at Corps Head Quarters
[perhaps see letter, Sinex to Marvin, 26 Aug 63, listing men who had been on duty as provost guards at corps hq, and those who had returned]
August 21st 63
14
Hunt Wm A.A.S. U.S.A. Medical OfficerAugust 19nt /63 Certificate of health and recommendation for an extension of sick leave to Capt. Matthew Hall Co "E" 91st P.V.
August 24th /63
15
Ryder H. W. Capt & Pro Marshall 5th CorpsAugust 24th /63 Relative to Private Hugh McLaughlin being forwarded under guard
[see consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 25 Aug 63]
August 27nt /63
16
Ripley M. [?] J. Brig. Genl Chief of OrdnanceAugust 23th /63 Ordnance Office Ward [sic] Dept Washington D.C. Relative to the transmittal of Blanks
August 27nt /63
17
Smith Francis G. Medical OfficerAugust 24th /63 Certificate of health in case of Surg. I. D. Knight 91st Reg. P.V.
August 28th /63
18
Smith Francis G. Medical OfficerAugust 12th /63 Certificate of health to Capt A H. Bowman Co "B"
August 28th /63
19
Marvin A. S. Jr Capt & A.A.GAugust 28th 1863 Requires a statement as to by what authority Capt Hall and others are absent
[see letter, Sinex to Marvin, 28 Aug 63, for his response]
copyAugust 28th /63
20
Geo Gibson [?] Capt [illegible word] Inft. A.A.A.GAugust 28th /63 Relative to the arrival of Drafted men for the regular army
September 2nd /63
21
Bowman A. H. Capt. Co. "B"August 27nt /63 Relative to his reporting to Commdg Genl of Dept for duty
September 2nd /63
22
Smith F. G. Medical OfficerAugust 27th /63 Certificate of health to Capt Bowman
September 4th 1863
23
A. A. Humphries Brig. Genl. & Chief of StaffSeptember 3rd /63 Relative to the retaking of the Federal Gunboats on the Potomac
September 4th /63
24
Hunt William Medical OfficerSeptember 4th 63 Certificate of health to Col. Gregory
September 10nt /63
25
Meade Geo G. Major GenlSeptember 10nt /63 (Telegram [?]) Announcing the Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg
September 11th /63
26
Neil John Medical OfficerSeptember 9th 63 Certificate of health to Col. Gregory
September 15th /63
27
Neil John Medical OfficerSeptember 9th 63 Certificate of health to Capt Bowman
September 12th /63
28
Robert H. Rush Col. & Ass P Marshal GenSeptember 7th 63 Relative to [illegible word; perhaps extending?] part of Gen Order 105 War Department A.G.O. 1863 as authorizes the transfer of Co. Off from active Regt. to Qr Corps by Corps Com
September 18th /63
29
Neil John Medical OfficerSeptember 12th 63 Certificate of health to Surg. I. D. Knight
September 12th /63
30
Neil John Medical OfficerSeptember 8th 63 Certificate of health to Capt. Mathew Hall Co "E"
September 12th /63
31
Neil John Medical OfficerSeptember 9th 63 Certificate of health to Lt. E. J. Maguigan Co "C"
September 18th /63
32
E. D. Townsend A. A. Gen'lAug 28th [?] 1863 Relative to Deserters of Regts that have been Mustered out of Service
September 23rd /63
33
Neil John Medical OfficerSeptember 19th 1863 Certificate of health to Capt. Mathew Hall Co 'E'
September 27th /63
34
Neil John Medical OfficerSeptember 24th 1863 Certificate of health to Capt. Mathew Hall Co "E"
Octb 1st 1863
35
E. D. Townsend A.A.GSeptember 25th 1863 Authorizing Genl Meade to fill up Vol Battrys [?] from the Infantry
October 4th 1863
36
Neil John Medical OfficerOctober 1st 1863 Certificate of health to Surg. I. D. Knight
October 8th 1863
37
Neil John Medical OfficerOctober 5th [?] 1863 Certificate of health to Capt. Mathew Hall Co "E"
 [see consolidated morning report, 91st PA, 9 Oct 63]
[approximately two-thirds of the page after this entry is blank]
Dec. 22 /63
51
Chauncey McKuvor [???] Asst Adjt. GenDec 19th 1863 Relative of flat Bounties to Veteran Vols
Dec 24th 1863
52
F. T. Locke A.A.G.Dec 23rd [?] 1863. Relative to Veteran Vols.
Dec 26th 1863
53
D. G. Barstow A.A.G.Dec 25th 1863 Relative to Blanks for Veteran Vols.
Dec 25th 1863
54
Chas. K. [?] Weina [?] actg Surg in Chief DivDec 26th 1863 Suggest the desirability of adopting a uniform System of halting the Command

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