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Letter signed C.F. Jackson, Gov. of Missouri, Memphis, to Capt. Geo. B. Hunt, Iuka, August 1, 1861

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Identifier: D05170

Title: Letter signed C.F. Jackson, Gov. of Missouri, Memphis, to Capt. Geo. B. Hunt, Iuka, August 1, 1861

Description:

Requests that Hunt bring his company of "Erin Guards" to Memphis.



Transcription:: Memphis, August 1, 1861


Capt Geo B. Hunt.[Captain George B. Hunt]

Iuka.


Dr. Sir: —


If you can bring your company of “Erin Gurads”[Erin Guards] to this place tomorrow I will receive them and send them at once to Missouri where they will be immediately mustered into the service of the State and put into active service. Bring all the extra guns you have of all kinds, and come immediately, as I am compelled to leave here at the earliest moment.


Yours respectfully,


C.F. Jackson[Clairborne Fox Jackson]

Gov. of Missouri


“Governor in the saddle”

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-08-01

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Jackson, Claiborne Fox, 1806-1862

Subjects: Tennessee
Civil War, 1861-1865
Mississippi
Armed Forces

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