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Title:[Letter] 1846 May 20, Nashville, Tennessee [to] Robert B. Turner / T.J. Whitfield : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Whitfield, T.J.

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Date: May 20, 1846
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter dated May 20, 1846 from T.J. Whitfield, commander of a company of volunteer soldiers in Tennessee to Adjutant General, Robert B. Turner in Nashville. Whitfield informs Turner that his company of 80 rank and file soldiers are ready to take part in the war with Mexico at a moments notice.
Collection:Governor Aaron V. Brown Papers
Document: sl600

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Nashville Tenn [Tennessee]
May 20th 1846 Robert B. Turner Adjt [Adjutant]. General

I herewith report to you that I have a company of volunteers consisting of 80 rank and file, known by the name of the
which are ready at a moments warning for marching to the seat of war in our South West frontier, to repell [repel] invasion and vindicate American rights and honor and thro' [through] you, to the gov [Governor] of Tennessee can tender them for the aforesaid service.

[added: T.J. Whitfield Capt [Captain] Comding [Commanding]]

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General R.B. Turner
[added: Capt [Captain] Whitfield
Report of Comp [Company]
Hickman County Filed 23d May 1846]

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