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[Letter from O. G. Bacon to Hamilton K. Redway, June 8, 1864]

Description: Letter from O.G. Bacon to Hamilton K. Redway which discusses the the current happenings in Bacon's life and in the county he lives in. He tell Redway of a job offer he has taken and of the bountiful wheat and fruit crops. Bacon furthers that the two should continue to correspond to one another. In the letter's closing, he and his wife send their love to Redway's wife and family. Bacon wrote this letter to Redway while he was living in Rheatown, Tennessee.
Date: June 8, 1864
Creator: Bacon, O. G.

[Company Orders Book, June 15, 1864-June 1865]

Description: Company order book with special orders, many of them for promotions and demotions. They include demotions for robbing a paroled rebel soldier, incompetence, intoxication, and disorderly behavior. There is an order that all men must turn in all civilian and rebel clothing. The book also appears to have been used for schoolwork and drawing by children at some later date. It also includes some song lyrics or poetry. Many pages are cut out of the back of the book and some pages partially missing.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department

[Invoice of stores turned over, June 23, 1864]

Description: Invoice of stores turned over by John S. Platner, Lt. Colonel Commanding 1st NY Veteran's Cavalry, to Hamilton K. Redway. This is the first of two near-identical copies; the documents have some words spelled differently and this copy has an ink blot near the top of the page.
Date: June 23, 1864
Creator: Platner, John S.