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Mullin, C.S. (fl. 1917) to: William S. Hall.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02234.42 Author/Creator: Mullin, C.S. (fl. 1917) Place Written: Pikesville, Md. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1917/02/28 Pagination: 3 p.

Full Transcript: Dr. William S. Hall
#32 & 33 Gunther Bldg.
Baltimore MD
Dear Sir
Your letter to Capt. Wm. H. Todd, sixth of the Md. Live G. S. Hoew, has been handed to me ...for answer.
I regret to say that the distribution of "brasses of Honor" has been indefinitely postponed; a great many of them having faller into unworthy hands; in addition to which the men themselves have shown a lukewarmness and want of appreciation of their worth.
Your fathers name appears on the Roster of Company "A" of which Capt. Frank A. Bond was the Captain. He is the only surviving one of the Regiment who hold the Commission as such. I think his house is now in North Carolina, but his brother Arthur who is still living I think at Joseph's was in the same Company and was subsequently Sergt. Major of the Regiment. The company "A" was composed of men principally from Howard, Montgomery, Frederick Counties, with a sprinkling of Baltimoreans, and the nucleus of which was the old "Howard Dragoons" before the War, and subsequently "Co K" of the 1st Virginia Regiment of Cavalry under the Colony of Fritz Hugh Lee.
Ridgely Brown afterwards Colonel of the 1st Md Cavalry was a private in "Co. K" being a member of the "Howard Dragoons."
Fulder C. Slingluff of Co. "A." now a prominent lawyer in Baltimore with offices in the Union Trust Bldg. Charles & Fayette Sts. Certainly know your father well, and I am sure will gladly impart any information which you may desire.
I have no personal recollection of your father, although I probably knew him in war days, giving to the lapse of time.
The book "Souvenirs of the Maryland Line" contains a Roster of all Marylanders who served in Maryland Commands. The price is $1.00 and I would gladly mail one to you by this mail, were it not that our Quarter Master, in whose custody the few remaining copies are, is at the present writing, on a furlough and will not return until the end of the week.
There are but 3 commissioned officers of the Regiment living to day, to wit: Capt. Frank A. Bond of Co. A., Lieut. Fielder C. Slingluff of Co. F. and I think Lieut. Milton Welsh of Co. D. of Kansas County MD.
There are no members of your fathers old company here since Charlie Dorsey & Howard Co. to died some years ago.
Any information that I can give you will be cheerfully rendered, as the old "Boys" are but few in number now, and it will always be a pleasure to me to assist in Repairing their memories grow.
Respectfully yours
G. S. Mulin
Late of Co "E" 1st Md. Regt. Car. SA Pikesville MD

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People: Hall, Edward H
Mullin, C.S

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

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Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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