MANUSCRIPT PETITION TO GOVERNOR A. B. MOORE, URGING HIM "TO APPOINT OSMOND L. STRUDWICK OF MARENGO COUNTY 1ST, 2D, OR 3D LIEUTANANT [sic] IN SOME COMPANY OF THE REGIMENT NOW BEING ORGANIZED IN ALA-- AND IN THE EVENT YOU HAVE NOT NOW THE APPOINTING POWER REQUEST YOU TO USE YOUR INFLUENCE WITH THE SECRETARY OF WAR TO GET THE APPOINTMENT FOR HIM."
Demopolis: March 4, 1861.  pp, folded folio sheet. Ink manuscript written on the first two pages, docketed on last page. Old folds, Very Good. Each of the six petitioners-- James Taylor Jones, Jno. T. Liman, Nathan B. Whitfield, R.M. Campbell, O.H. Prince, and [--] Torbert-- signs in his own..... More