Raynors HCA 2020-02
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War-date Confederate officer's letter, 4pp. 8vo., written by Lieut. Mann Page [WIA Cedar Mountain, Va., Aug. 9, 62], 21st Virginia Infantry, "Meadows," [Virginia], April 27, 1862, to his uncle, David Copeland Randolph, reading, in part: "…I could find no way to get to my command which is some thirty or forty miles from there, so I took the cars to Lindsays and came here (Col. Patton's)…I got here and informed Col. Patton of his election. It was the first he knows of it and in a confidential talk with me he told me that on account of his health he did not think he would accept the Col'cy., but if he did he would certainly give the place, but until he made up his mind…he could not appoint [me]…he is going to write a letter to Dick Cunningham in which he will recommend me…as his adjutant…I wish you would go and see the Secty. of War, Genl. Randolph and speak to them about the application signed by all the officers of my Regt…say to the Genl. that my object in getting appointed a 1st Lieut. to the Confederate States Army is that I expect to remain in the service after the war…[say] to the Secty. of War…that vLieut. Morgan who is now Capt. of F Company was a Lieut. in the regular Conf'd. States army which…has been vacated by his election as Capt. of Co. F…direct your letter to the care ofLt. Col. Cunningham 21st Regt. Va . Genl. Jackson's army via Gordonsville…Mann Page." Minor spotting, else VG.
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Ever Hopeful He Plans To Serve The Confederate States Army After The War

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