Transcribe Page

1861-08-19 Samuel W. Hoskins submits invoice to Adjutant General Hodsdon for transport of additional recruits (F008-I005-P001.pdf)

« previous page | next page »

2nd Regiment Maine Vols. Camp Rice near Ft. Corcoran. Arlington Heights Va. Augt. 19. 1861

Sir.

I was engaged 12 Days on listing men at Old Town + conducting them from Old Town to Falls Church Va. We laid in Washington 3 days - before we could get to Falls Church - there I paid out expenses for the security of the men 7$ Please to forward to [G].P Sewall Old Town whatever amt. you choose to allow me for services together with the [7$] expenses. My Children need it. I will consider it a great favor if you will have this done as early as possible.

Of the men that I enlisted Benjamin J [Coornly] + Frank Violette both of Old Town [destend] in Boston - [Ivory] Spencer [+] of Milford Maine George Kimball of Brighton Map both deserted in Washtingon - they had received bounty and clothing.

I send you [many] reports. Our Regiment Sunday Augt 18 - everything very quiet now - In [NOTE: can't determine the word following "in"]

[Yours Truly]

Samuel W. Hoskins

to [Adjt] Genl. J.L. Hodson Augusta Maine

Description: Samuel W. Hoskins submits an invoice to Adjutant General Hodsdon for transport of additional recruits from Bangor, Maine to Falls Church, Virginia.

Link to document in Digital Maine

Language: English

Date: 08-19-1861

Image 1 of 2