13 May 2009

Signature of an Illinois Governor

While perusing the Civil War files of the 73rd Regiment, Illinois Volunteers, the following letter was found. Most notable is Governor Yates' original signature on the document per a note attached to it.

Source: Record Series 301.018 ADMINISTRATIVE FILES ON CIVIL WAR COMPANIES AND REGIMENTS. 1861-ca. 1903. 117 cu. ft. No index. Illinois State Archives.

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