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1861-12-12 D.F. Kelleher expresses dismay at disbanding the Irish Company (F013-I009-P001.pdf)

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Bangor, December 12th, 1861 To His Excellency Geral Washburn Jr. Gov. State of Maine Sir,- The recent act of disbanding company I, 2nd Maine Reg't., without giving the Irish people of the city, when they represented, an opportunity to fill up, or organize it in a satisfactory manner, has caused much dissatisfaction amoung them, as were as amoung the numbers of the company themselves. Now that a new company is organizing and is immediately to start for the Regt. to take the place of the company

Description: D.F. Kelleher writes to Governor Israel Washburn, stating that the disbanding of the Irish Company caused dissatisfaction and asks that they may have honorable discharges.

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Language: English

Date: 12-12-1861

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