Letter from Major John A. Hadley of the 3rd Minnesota Regiment to Governor Ramsey regarding Hadley’s return from furlough.
“M. A. DAILEY, ATTORNEY & COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota. Owatonna, Minn., May 3 1862.
To the Honorable Alex Ramsey, Governor of Minnesota.
Dr Sir I feel confident that I shall be able to return to my post at the expiration of my furlough.
I understand that Lieut Col B. H. Smith has resigned and that his place has, or will be filled by one of the Capt of the 3rd Regiment Minnesota Volunteers.
You will Please inform me by return mail.
Please excuse haste Your humble servant
J. A. Hadley Maj 3rd Regt Minn Vols”
Citation: May 3, 1862 Letter from Major Hadley, Letters Received–3rd Regiment. Minnesota: Governor: Ramsey. Records. Minnesota Historical Society. State Archives. Minnesota Historical Society.