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Date Original

1861 January 19

Description

Letter from Colonel William M. Bruce in Arkadelphia to Governor Henry M. Rector on the election of officers for the "Arkadelphia Guards," 28th Regiment, Arkansas Militia.

Transcription

Head Quarters
28th Reg. A.M.
Arkadelphia Jan. 19th 1861
To His Excellency
H.M. Rector
Gov. of Arkansas
Dr. Sir
I William M. Bruce Colonel Comm-
-andant, No. 28th Regiment, Arkansas Militia,
Do hereby certify that in presence
of a Regimental Order No. 18 Dated Jan. 5th
1861 that an Election for Commission office
of Company "D" was held on the 19th day
of January 1861 which resulted in accordance
with the Poll Book on file, as follows to act
For Captain M.H. Smith Rec. 17 votes
" Tho. Carter " 7 "
" first Lieut. T.L. Tarver " 23 "
" " " H. Hunt " 1 "
" 2nd Drewary Story" " 24 "
Given under My Hand this Jan. 19 1861
W.M. Bruce Col.

Physical Description

Letter, 9.75" x 7.75"

Subjects

Correspondence; War; Military officers; Civil War; Governors

Contributor

Colonel William M. Bruce

Geographical Area

Arkadelphia, Clark County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132, Series II, Item 88C

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Colonel William M. Bruce to Governor Henry M. Rector, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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