[Letter of Notification Regarding William W. Wilson, May 4, 1864]

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Letter from the Provost Marshal's Office, addressed to the commanding officer of Company F, 1st Regiment, New York Cavalry Vols. regarding William W. Wilson. Text of letter: Sir: I have the honor to inform you that William W. Wilson of your Company was reported at this office, from the Carlisle District, Pa., as a Deserter from the U. S. Army, May 2nd, 1864. He was this day forwarded to Baltimore en route to his Regiment. Cost of Arrest....$30.00 " Transportation....$2.10 Total to be charged....#32.10 The letter is signed by "Capt. 53d P. V., and Provost Marshal Post."

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[1] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. May 4, 1864.

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Letter from the Provost Marshal's Office, addressed to the commanding officer of Company F, 1st Regiment, New York Cavalry Vols. regarding William W. Wilson. Text of letter:

Sir:
I have the honor to inform you that William W. Wilson of your Company was reported at this office, from the Carlisle District, Pa., as a Deserter from the U. S. Army, May 2nd, 1864. He was this day forwarded to Baltimore en route to his Regiment.
Cost of Arrest....$30.00
" Transportation....$2.10
Total to be charged....#32.10

The letter is signed by "Capt. 53d P. V., and Provost Marshal Post."

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[1] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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  • May 4, 1864

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[Letter of Notification Regarding William W. Wilson, May 4, 1864], letter, May 4, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186376/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.