[Letter from J. S. Platner, May 23, 1865]

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Members of the Co. F Cavalry,appeal to the administrators of justice on behalf of George Haskill Bugler of Co. F and others of same company. The company has been maliciously and brutally beaten by Thomas Gillie Commissary Sergent of Co. F. unprovoked and without cause. Thomas Gillie is a drinking man and has several times returned from Piatt with whores for the company beastly drunk. Often times so drunk that he has been unable to ride his horse and has been brought back to camp in the wagon with the rations which he rendered unusable or threw away leaving the ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Platner, J. S. May 23, 1865.

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Members of the Co. F Cavalry,appeal to the administrators of justice on behalf of George Haskill Bugler of Co. F and others of same company. The company has been maliciously and brutally beaten by Thomas Gillie Commissary Sergent of Co. F. unprovoked and without cause. Thomas Gillie is a drinking man and has several times returned from Piatt with whores for the company beastly drunk. Often times so drunk that he has been unable to ride his horse and has been brought back to camp in the wagon with the rations which he rendered unusable or threw away leaving the rest of the company with lessened rations. The company is asking that Thomas Gillie be replaced, also Thomas is allowed by Capt. H. K. Redway to continue this way unmolested. Signed by thirty-two names.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Platner, J. S. [Letter from J. S. Platner, May 23, 1865], letter, May 23, 1865; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186600/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.