|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
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]. 2 pp.
|Archival History||Lt. Col. Tyler's letter to Maj. Gen. Polk was formerly located in the MC 3 G-403l files.|