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33. Iowa Adj. Gen. Nathaniel B. Baker to Lincoln protesting issuance of War Department General Orders 154 and 162

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Title

33. Iowa Adj. Gen. Nathaniel B. Baker to Lincoln protesting issuance of War Department General Orders 154 and 162

Description

Telegraph message from Iowa Adjutant General Nathaniel B. Baker to Abraham Lincoln protesting, and asking for revocation of, War Department General Orders 154 and 162 . November 10, 1862. Both orders involve recruiting procedures to fill out the ranks of existing troops. Copy.

Date

1862-11-10

Contributor

Becki Plunkett and Stephen Vincent

Rights

Copyright State Historical Society of Iowa. Information at http://www.iowahistory.org/libraries/services-and-fees/conditions-for-image-reproductions.html

Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

State Archives of Iowa: Record Group 101 (Adjutant General)

Digital item created

11/5/2008

Transcription

Telegraph Nov[.] 10[, 1862] To Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, Washington, D.C. I most earnestly protest against Gen. Orders 154 & 162 War Dept. They are disorganizing in results--of no benefit to any service, but great injury. In [sic] behalf of Iowa Reg[imen]ts I ask revocation. N. B. Baker, A. G. [Adjutant General] of Iowa