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This folder on Appointments military comes from the Correspondence series of the Governor Thomas Carney Papers. Thomas Carney was Kansas' second state Governor, serving from 1863 to 1865. He was born near Tipton, Delaware County, Ohio in 1824 and came to Kansas in search of better health care and new business opportunities. Thomas Carney and his business partner Thomas C. Stevens were the first to open a wholesale house in Leavenworth, Kansas. The first letter is from Reverend O. B. Gardner on February 23, 1863, accepting the appointment as Chaplain of the 9th kV. A letter recommending an individual for Quartermaster general. A letter to R. C. Anderson on March 10, 1863, from Reynard at Camp Henning, Fort Scott, relating to conflicts between Governor Carney and General Blunt along with other gossips. The following documents also pertain to recommendations of certain individuals or the individuals themselves for specific positions within the army, requests for promotions, and inquiries of positions available within the army.

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1863-1865 : Carney)
Date: 1863 - 1864

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Item Number: 453560
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Thomas Carney, Correspondence Files, Letters and other items received, Box 1 Folder 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 453560

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