War Department, Washington, [June 14, 1861]. Sir: You are hereby informed that the President of the United States has appointed you [First Lieutenant in the Sixteenth Regiment of Infantry] in the service of the United States, to rank as such from the [fourteenth day of May] [sic], one thousand eight hundred and [sixty one] ... [Simon Cameron] Secretary of War, page .
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Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889 ; United States. War Department ; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 ; White, Wharton