Springfield, Ills., Nov. 8th 1862.
To all to whom These Presents Shall come, Greeting:
Know Ye, That Thomas J. Carr having been duly appointed First Lieutenant of
Company "-E-". One hundred and Twentieth Regiment Illinois Volunteers
I, RICHARD YATES,
GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS,
FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE OF SAID STATE, DO COMMISSION HIM TO TAKE
Rank as First Lieutenant from the Twenty-ninth day of October 1862.
He is, therefore, carefully and diligently to discharge the duties of said
Office, by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto belonging;
and I do strictly require all Officers and Soldiers under his command to be
obedient to his orders; and he is to obey all such orders and directions as
he shall receive, from time to time, from his Commander=in=Chief, or
In Testimony Whereof, I have herunto set my hand and caused the GREAT SEAL
OF STATE to be affixed.
Done at the City of Springfield, this Eighth day of November in the year of
our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty=five and of the independence
of the United States, the eighty=seventh.
Rich Yates, Governor.
O. M. Hatch, Secretary of State.
Registered in Book A, Page 358.
Helen C Fuller, Adjutant General.
Submitted by: Steve Hatcher
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