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Correspondence from the War Department to Col. James Montgomery

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL"S OFFICE

Washington, January 13, 1863.

Col. JAMES MONTGOMERY,
Washington, D.C.:

SIR: By direction of the Secretary of War you are hereby authorized to raise, subject to the approval of the general commanding the Department of the South and under his direction, a regiment of South Carolina volunteer infantry, to be recruited in that State, to serve for three years or during the war.

The said regiment will be organized as prescribed in General Orders, No. 126, current series [1862], from this office. all appointments of officers will be made by the War Department. All musters will be made in strict conformity to paragraph 86, Revised Mustering Regulations of 1862.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOMAS M. VINCENT,
Assistant Adjutant-General.

Category: Civil War | Subcategory: Correspondence | Tags: Thomas M. Vincent , James Montgomery , South Carolina , Washington
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