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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00029
Date May 19, 1864
Scope & Content Letter from Maj. Gen. Jeremy F. Gilmer to Maj. Gen. Samuel Jones, May 19, 1864

Physical Appearance: The letter is from Maj. Gen. Jeremy F. Gilmer to Jones, dated May 19, 1864. Writing from the Chief Engineer's Bureau in Savannah, Georgia, Gilmer asks Jones to consider allowing an engineer company to form for service at Charleston. The engineer company would be found valuable in the "construction of magazines bomb-proof platforms, ... bridges." <> "Maj. Genl. J. F. Gilmer. Reply requesting the Genl. Cmmdg. to consider the question of forming the Engineer Company for service at Charleston." 2 pp. on 1 sheet.
Creator Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, Maj. Gen.
People Jones, Samuel
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
Subjects Military leadership
Military officers
Military tactics
Engineering
Engineering & construction
Bridge construction
Bridges
Magazines (Military buildings)