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Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Envelope: case of soldier who sought transfer from volunteer to regular army

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02097 Author/Creator: Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Place Written: [Washington] Type: Document signed Date: 1866/02/15 Pagination: 1 envelope 21 x 15 cm

Memorandum on the face of an Executive printed stationery envelope, in the case of Capt. W. A. Wainwright (Vols.), seeking a transfer to the regular army. Docketed by Acting Sec. of War Thomas Eckert on envelope flap, when Johnson was trying to fire Stanton.

Feb. 15th, 1866
Case of W. A. Wainwright
Capt. a.q.m. vols
Record for transfer to Regular Army.
Respectfully referred to the honorable, the Secretary of war. This is a meritorious case, and I would call the special attention of the Secretary of war to it.
Andrew Johnson
President U.S.

[Envelope]
Resp'y referred to the Adjutant Genl. to be filed.
By order of the Secretary of War.
War Dept. Thomas T. Eckert
Feb'y 16./66} Acting Asst. Sec'y War.

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