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1865 January 17

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Letter from Captain R.T. Banks to Colonel E.P. Turner. Banks writes that two men serving in Company B, Monroe's Regiment, Cabell's Brigade belong to one of his companies and that Holderness wants to know their whereabouts because he wants the men arrested.

Transcription

[Page 1] Camp Lee Jan 17th 1865
Col
I would Respectfully state there is Two men
now serving in Co(B) Monroes Regt Cabells Brigade
Belonging in my Co(H) of the 20th Arks Regt now Cons'd,
forming the 10th Co. 3rd Regt, McNairs Brigade.
There [sic] names are
T.J. Purtle
G.W. Hall
Purtle left this command abut [sic] the time is was Dismantled
Hall left in June or July 1862, Deserted from the Hospital
and came to this Department a [illegible]
I am Col Very Respectfully yours
R.T. Banks Capt
10th Co 3rd Con Regt
Col E P Turner
[illegible name][Page 2] Camp Lee Ark
B. 1165 Jan 17 1865
Capt R T Banks
10th Co 3rd Con Regt
Represents that
there are certain
men of his Co now
Serving in another
Regt and Brigade
[illegible] 3rd Cons'd Rgt
Jany 17, 1865
Res: [illegible] [illegible]
N.G. Williams
Col Cmdg Rgt
Hd Qrs McNairs Brig
Camp Lee Jan 18th 65
Respectfly [sic] (?) approved
E.McNair
Brig Genl
[illegible] Churchills [illegible]
Camp Lee Jan 19th 1865
Resptly[sic] (?) to Maj
Gen Fagan through
Maj Gen Magruder
T.J. Churchill
Maj Genl
Hd qrs (?) (?)
Washington Jany 23/65
Respy referred this
Maj Genl Fagan to
Col [illegible] (?)
By order of
Maj Genl [illegible]
[illegible]
Cav Hd Qrs [illegible]
Jany 24 1865
By order of Maj Genl
J F Fagan
[illegible]
Hd Qrs Marmadukes Div
[illegible]
April 21st 1865
Returned This
paper has been lost
on the [illegible]
since Jany 25th
By order Brig Genl Clark
Thomas [illegible]

Physical Description

Letter, 5" x 8"

Subjects

Civil War; War; Soldiers; Correspondence

Contributor

Captain R.T. Banks

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000085, Item 15

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Algernon Sidney Holderness papers, MS.000085

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Captain R.T. Banks to Colonel E.P. Turner, Algernon Sidney Holderness papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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