Custer, George A. – September 29, 1863

Michigan Civil War Collection Rare and Notable

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Regiment: 5th Michigan Cavalry Battles Mentioned: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Historical Figures: Utica Sept 29 1863 Sir: I have the honor to transmit [ ? ] Withers testimonial for Capt Walker. Kesaks position in [ ? ] New Cavalry Bureau + from aknowledge of [  ?   ] this people + command him warmly   I have the honor to be Your obt sert [   ?   ] The Hail [ ? ] of War Washington “W” No 11 |CB| 1863 Capt. Alex Walker 7″ Mich Appt Cavalry Bureau Recomd by Col. Warren Nal A.B Oct. 3d 1863 Cavalry Bureau Hon. E.M. Stanton Secretary of War Alex Walker Captain Co “a” 7 Reg Michigan Vol Cavalry has been with his Rg since the orginization of [ ? ] first battalion until the 3 of July 1863 when he was wounded + in the battle at Gettysburg he is an efficient and reliable Cavalry officer, whom we would recommence for a position in the Cavalry Bureau to be attached to the war Department W.D.Warm Col. 7. Mi Cav A.C. Sitchfield Lt. Col. 7 Mich Cavl Geo. K. Newcombe Major 7″ Mich Cav Geo A Custer  Brig Genl Commdg Brigade