Civil War Letter by Thomas D. Cook

Civil War Letter by Thomas D. Cook


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U. S. General Hospital
Ashland Ky
March 30th 1864
To the Respectfuly
Thomas E. Bramlette
Governor of Kentucky
I Beg leave of your honor to to in form you of my condition and the way I have been Delt with I volenteerd in October 1861 in the 14th Ky volenteer Inft as 1st corporal and thin I was mad 1st Duty sargent.
But on account of disabeletys and long absence in Hospital the Col has ordered me reduced to the ranks
My sergeon has reported me disabled from Duty some months a go and I have Bin left here


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on Such Duty as I have Bin able to do and I am willing to remain in the survece if I can be of any survice to my contray. I am 37 - years of age + served fifteen months in the Mexican wars and now I wish to know if I am likely to Bee of any survice to the Relief of my contray if I am not intilled to a Sargeont place in the invalid Corps and sargent wagers
I have the honor
To Be your Respectfuly
Thomas D. Cook
To the Respectfuly
Thomas E. Bramlette
Governor of Kentucky

Transcription by: Marlitta H. Perkins, Dec. 2000


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