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Col. Bowen is asking for transportation of 8 women who are wives of soldiers.
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Bowen, Thomas Mead 1835-1906, "Letter from Col. Bowen requesting transportation for soldiers' wives" (1865). Bowen Collection. 18.
Head Quarters 18th Kans Infy Little Rock Ark July 1st 1865 Col. John Sewering Ast Adjt General [illegible] I have the honor to request transportation for (8) women, wives of soldiers of the Thirteenth Kansas Infty. Very Respectfully Your [illegible] Servant Thos. M. Bowen Col. & Brevet Brigadier General Head Quarters Dept. of Arkansas Little Rock July 1/65 The Quarter Masters Dept. will furnish transportation as requested. By command of Maj. Gen. Reynolds John Levering A. A. General July 1st 1865 Transportation furnished from Little Rock to Devalls Bluff Ark by Capt. I. H. Pratt A. D. M.