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Parker, Daniel (1782-1846) to J. T. Churm and others in the 17th regiment of infantry

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.718.07 Author/Creator: Parker, Daniel (1782-1846) Place Written: s.l. Type: Letter signed Date: 9 January 1815 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the case of Lieutenant Joseph Duncan, who was transferred from the 17th to the 19th regiment. Details on the case are not given, although it appears to concern Duncan's rank. Parker expresses that the secretary of war does not see "any cause of complaint on the part of the officers of the 17th Infy." Parker was assistant inspector general in the war department.

People: Parker, Daniel, 1782-1846
Churm, J. T., fl. 1815

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: War of 1812InfantryMilitary History

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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