91st PA--letters, 6 September 1864

Letters, 6 September 1864

[source: regimental letters book]
[He had already received a commission as second lieutenant on 4 July 1864 [letter, Sellers to [unnamed] Captain, 4 July 1864).]

Head Quarters 91st Reg. P.V.V.
September 6th 1864
Capt E. C. Bennett
Actg. Asst. Adjt. Genl.

I have the honor to request that Sergt. John Hamill Co. "D" 91st Pa Vet. Vols be discharged to enable him to be mustered as 1st Lieut. of said Company he having received a Commission from the Governor of Pennsylvania Sept 6th 1864 dated July 26th 1864

This Company has Fifty-two (42) [note: the 'Fifty' and '4' are obviously overwritten; I can't tell from the microfilm which is the later; it looks like 'Fifty-two' and '42', but that is obviously wrong.] men present and a total of Present and Absent of Sixty Eight (68) with but One Commissioned Officer namely Capt. Wm H. Carpenter

No of Officers in Regt.22
" " Men " "511
" " Officers " Co1
" " Men " "68

The commission of Sergt. Hamill is herewith enclosed

I am Captain
Very Respectfully
Your Obdt. Servt
Eli G. Sellers
Capt. Commdg

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