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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-LP.1
Date January 24, 1862
Scope & Content Letter from Lieutenant Colonel R. C. Tyler to Major General Leonidas Polk, January 24, 1862

Physical Appearance: January 24, 1862 - R. C. Tyler at Headquarters, 15th Reg[imen]t T[ennessee] V[olunteers], at Camp Pillow, to Maj[or] Gen[era]l [Leonidas] Polk, Com[man]d[in]g 1st Div[ision], Western Department - Requests that Privates M. Dolsheimer, F. Reinig, and A. Beebee of Company I, 15th Tennessee Infantry, be ordered back to the guardhouse to await their trial. Explains that he had them arrested on charges and specifications of desertion and that, after he prepared the necessary paperwork and had it signed, Colonel C. M. Carrol authorized the prisoners' release from the guardhouse. Signed, "R. C. Tyler" L[ieutenan]t Col[onel], Com[man]d[in]g 15th Reg[imen]t T[ennesssee] V[olunteers]. <> Marks: "No. 35, page 338, A. A. G. O. Read Jauy, 25 1862." in red ink. 2 pp. on 1 sheet.
Archival History Lt. Col. Tyler's letter to Maj. Gen. Polk was formerly located in the MC 3 G-403l files.
People Polk, Leonidas
Tyler, Robert Charles
Dolsheimer, M.
Reinig, F.
Beebee, A.
Carrol, C. M.
French, Capt.
Search Terms Release
Subjects Deserters, Military
Prisoners of war