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Telegram from the acting secretary of war to acting Governor Donnelly deauthorizing an additional calvary regiment – October 26, 1861

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

Transcription of a telegram from Acting Secretary of War Thomas A. Scott to Governor Ignatius Donnelly de-authorizing an additional cavalry regiment which appears to have been previously authorized in an October 11 letter.
To Donnelly, Acting Gov
Oct 26 1861
By Telegraph from Washington
Do not organize the Second Cavalry –
Thos A Scott
Asst Secy War

Citation:  October 26, 1861 Letter from Thomas A. Scott to Ignatius Donnelly, Letters Received–War Department. Minnesota: Governor: Ramsey. Records. Minnesota Historical Society. State Archives.

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