Click here for this soldier’s biography: http://micivilwar.com/authors/bunyea-chauncey/ Regiment: 16th Michigan Infantry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures: Mr John Bunyea Wayne Co Wayne Mich Chansey Bunyea Esq Nankin Wayne Co Michigan to Mister Chasey Bunyea Nankin Post Wayne Co Mich Mr John Bunyea Wayne P.O Wayne Co Mich Loyal to the Union John Bunyea Wayne PO Wayne Co Mich …
Application for leave for twenty Days Respectfully forwarded & recommended, N. Welch Lt Col Com’dg 16th Mich Infy
City Point May 6 1865 V. A. Dear Father Cousin Brothers & Sister I take the earlest opportunity to let you know whare I am & what I have been adoing we arrived at the above names Place Stoped 4 days in the mud & rain without tents wet & cold all of the time. went from thence to Burrsville 5ds march rain & mud to march through camped 2 days started for Richmon 6“ march 2 ds without a mouth ful to eat some starved some sun struck & died
Know ye, That Joseph B. Slack a 2d Lieutenant of Captain Edward Hill Company, (“K”) 16” Regiment of Michigan Infty. Veteran Volunteers who was enrolled on the Thirteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty one to serve Three years or during the war, is hereby Discharged
Click here for this soldier’s biography: http://micivilwar.com/authors/slack-joseph-b/ Regiment: 16th Michigan Infantry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures: McClellan U.S.A. General Hospital. Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 4 1864. Lt. J. B. Slack U.S.V. To McClellan U.S.A. General Hospital, Dr. For nine days’ board @ $1 a day, $9.00 Received Payment, Levi Curtis Executive Officer.
Special Orders, No. 203. Extract: 2 Leave of Absence for Twenty days is hereby granted the following named Officers, on Surgeons Certificate of disability. Lieut: Joseph B. Slack 16th Regt. Mich. Vet. Vols.
16th Mich. Infy. Vet. Vols. 3d Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corps. August 15th 1864 General L. Thomas Adjutant General U.S.A Washington D.C. General, I have the honor to respectfully ask authority, through you, from the War Department, to be mustered out of the Military service of the United States. On the 13th day of August 1861, I entered the Service as an Enlisted man. I served in that capacity, until the 24th day of May 1863, when, having been Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, I was mustered in for the unexpired term of three years
16 Mich. Infantry Vols. 3 Brig. 1 Div. 5 A Corps August 9 1864 Lieut. Geo. F. Kilets Adjutant 16 Mich. Infy. Vols. Lieutenant: I would respectfully through you, tender my resignation as 2 Lieutenant in this Regiment.
Book and Blank Division. (Form II.) Ordnance Office, War Department Washington, D. C., July 26th, 1864. Sir: I transmit to your address to day, by mail, in compliance with your requisition of July 20th, 1864, the following Books and Blank Forms. Please acknowledge their receipt on the accompanying Blank:
Sir: Your return of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores pertaining to Company D 16” Michigan Infantry for apart of 4th quarter of 1863 has been examined in this office, and referred to the Second Auditor for settlement.
Decatur Ala June 17/64 Dear parents I will write you a few lines to let you know that I am well although I am away down south in Dixie the regiment took the cars at Nashville about one oclock on the eleventh and arrived at Stevenson ala about two the next morning we were not relieved at the Mag until about two hours after the regiment left and we did not start till six oclock
Camp 16th Mich Volts. Near Bealton “Va” April 3rd 1864 Miss Bentley Yours of a Recent Date was Received March 30th as I have a few leasure moments this Eavening I will Improve the Time in answering your short but Welcom letter it makes my heart Rejoyce to hear from Friends that are far away, if I was Deprived of the use of a Pen. I would consider my self for ever unhappy. but when I am sad and lonely I can devote my Time in Writing to some one that is far away.
Camp 16th Mich Infty Va. March 27th/64 Dear Cousin As I have nothing else too do so I will write and it is a good implayment as I can find. there is nothing going on of any news except that the Army is reorganized in 3 corps the 1st, 5th, 6th, and 2nd the 1st and 3rd are broken we are in the 5th Corps as usual but are in the 1st Brigade instead of 3rd. Gen Warren commands and his Head Qrs at Cullpepper. Gen Grant is here
Camp 16th Mich Vols. Near Bealton “Va” March 6th 1864 To Miss Alma Bentley. being somewhat acquainted with you I take the liberty of writing a Short letter hoping you will take it as no offence this being Sunday Afternoon and I am all alone I must amuse myself by writing to some one at home or near that beloved spott. This being Leap year I should think the young Ladies might Write first to the Sodlier Boys but I think if I should wait for some one to Write to me I would wait some time.
Camp 16 Regt. Mich. Volunteer [ ? ] Culpepper VA. Oct 6 1863 I certify an honor that the ten canteens Droped and the Sept returns wer worn out in the service and droped as the Regt was on the march and they could not be carried by me untill I could have had them condemned by an Inspector on account of limited transportation
Head [ ? ] Co D 16 Mich Vols Camp Near Culpepper V Oct 1 1863 I hereby Ciritfy on honor that the 23 day of Auf 1863 one Bayonet was Stolen from a [ ? ] While Stacked on the Regimintal parade the Company having Stacked arms in compliance with orders from Major Robt T Elliott and that the Bayonet Drawn on Voucher [ ? ] was to replace the Same Joseph B. Slack 2 Lieut Comdg Co D. Bayonet Lost & Certified to
Colonel The declining state of my health renders it impossible for me to perform the duties of my position I therefore most respectfully tender this my resignation as Major of the 16th regiment Michigan Vol Infantry
Camp near Falmouth, VA May 27th, 1863 Dear Cousin, Mary Jane I seat my self with the greatest of pleasure this pleasant Wednesday morning with my pen in hand to pen a few lines to you to inform you that I am a live yet and well. And also to inform you that I received your kind and most interesting letter and it reached me in good health and fine spirits.
Camp on the field Monday May the 4th 1863 My Dear Parents i now take my pen in hand to let you know that i am Still in the land of the living and in good health and i hope that this letter will find you and all the rest of the family enjoying the same blessing i have sent you a picture of our old camp this day week and i hope that you have got it for i know that it will please you very much we have had Some hard times of it since i last wrote you
Head Quarters 16th Mich Infy Veteran Vols Camp near Bealton Station, Va. May 1st 1864 Special Orders No Second Lieutenant Joseph B. Slack of Company “D” of this Regiment, is hereby permanently transferred to Company “K” of this command He will be obeyed and respected accordingly.
Sunday April 12th 1863 Camp on the potomac Creek Near Fallmouth My Dear Parents Virginia i have recieved your kind and well come letter dated 5th inst and i was glad to hear that you were all in good health and i hope that those few lines will find you still enjoying the same blessing as they leaves me at present we just came in from picket yesterday and we had a very good time of it the weather was so pleasant and warm
Camp on the potomac Monday Creek Near March Fallmouth My dear parent virginia The 9th 1863 i have just recieved your kind letter and i was glad to hear from you once more and to hear that you and all the rest of the family were enjoying good health and i hope that these few lines will find you still enjoying the same blessing as they leave me at presant time i am sory to hear that grand father is so ill but i supose that if it his time to go he must for it is just as natural for a man to leave the world as it is for him to come into it
Camp 16th Michigan Vols Near Falmouth Va Dec 27th 1862 Lt Col N. E. Welch Comdg 16th Mich Vols Col I would respectfully ask for leave of absence for twenty (20) days on account of sickness having been requested by Col Stockton to return before I was intirely recovered from my wounds received at Bull Run no field officer being with the regiment at the time erysipelas having set in
The Commanding Officer of the Sixteenth Regiment of Michigan Infantry To all who shall see these presents, greeting: Know ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities of Joseph B. Slack I do hereby appoint him First Sergeant in Company D of the 16th Regiment of Michigan Infantry
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