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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Mss 16, Box 2, Folder 5 ([unpublished])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: May 3, 1861]


Alexander W. Randall. Governor of the State of Wisconsin. To all to whom
these presents shall come, greeting: Know ye, that reposing special trust
and confidence in the patiotism, fidelity and good conduct bof Henry J. Eggleston
of Ripon I have appointed and constituted, and by these presents do appoint
and constitute him Captain of Wis Ripon _________Wisconsin action Military
with rank from May 3, 1861 and I do hereby authorize and empower him to execute
and fulfil the duties of that office according to law; and he is required
to observe and follow such orders and directions as he shall from time to
time received 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 hereof I have hereunto
subscribed my name and caused the Great seal of the State of Wisconsin to
be afixed. Done at Madison, the third day of May in the year of our Lord
One thousand eight hundred and sixty-one. By the governor, L. P. Harvey,
SEcretary of State acting as governor.
Edward ___ Secretary of state Wm. L. Wiley, Adjutant General.

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