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Wilson, N. (fl. 1815) to Moody Bedel

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.721.09 Author/Creator: Wilson, N. (fl. 1815) Place Written: Plattsburgh, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 March 1815 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 20 x 32.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Seeks discharge documents necessary to carry out General Alexander Macomb's order to transfer a soldier named Daniel Dolloff from the 11th infantry regiment to the 34th infantry regiment.

People: Wilson, N., fl. 1815
Bedel, Moody, 1764-1841

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: War of 1812InfantryMilitary History

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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