President Abraham Lincoln Promotes a Veteran of the Battle of Shiloh From the Crucial State of Missouri a Captain

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The 25th Missouri Volunteers took part in the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862. Two months later, in June 1862, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton received a letter from prominent Missourians requesting that Lieut. John W. Mott of the 25th Missouri be appointed Commissary of Subsistence and be assigned to the...

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President Abraham Lincoln Promotes a Veteran of the Battle of Shiloh From the Crucial State of Missouri a Captain

The 25th Missouri Volunteers took part in the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862. Two months later, in June 1862, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton received a letter from prominent Missourians requesting that Lieut. John W. Mott of the 25th Missouri be appointed Commissary of Subsistence and be assigned to the Western Department. Mott had been an assistant quartermaster for General John Pope since 1861, so he was well qualified for the promotion. Stanton agreed, and forwarded the appointment on to President Lincoln.

Document signed, an ornately engraved military appointment, Washington, July 2, 1862, naming John W. Mott a Commissary of Subsistence with the rank of captain. Stanton has countersigned the appointment.

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