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Eggleston, Henry S. / Papers, 1840-1862
Mss 16, Box 2, Folder 5 ([unpublished])

[Commission of the state of Wisconsin to Henry Eggleston: June 12, 1862]


State of Wisconsin. Edward Salomon, Governor. To all to whom these presents
shall come, greeting:
Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence int he patriotism, fidelity
and good conduction of Henry J. Eggleston Wis I have appointed and constituted,
and by these presents do appoint and constituted him Major of the first Wis
Cavalry Regiment "Vice" La Grange promoted with rank from June
12, 1862 and I do hereby authorize and empower him to execute and fulfil
the duties of that office according to law; and he is requried to observe
and follow such order and directions as he shall from time to time receive
from the Commander-in-Chief, or any other his Superior Officer, according
to the rules and discipline of war, and in accordance with the constitution
and laws of this state. In testimony where of, I have hereunto subscribed
my name, and caused the Great Seal of the sTate of Wisconsin to be affixed.
Done at Madison, this Twelfth day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand
eight hundred and sixty-two.
By the governor, 
edward Salomon
James T. Lwis, Secretary of STate
Aug Stanford
Adjutant General

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