02 February 2014

Valentine Coleman, Signator

From Letters Received by the Office of the Adjutant General…, 1822-1860 1843:


Hon. J. C. Spencer
Secretary of War U.S.A.

Dear Sir  the undersigned citizens of Delaware County of the State of Ohio.....[Valentine Coleman2 is one of the undersigned]....


The citizens of Delaware County were asking for a discharge for Simon Reed of Company A, 4th Artillery, because his parents had died and left a helpless family...

Another letter to the Honorable John C. Spencer that referenced the 300 citizens of Delaware County who signed the petition, was dated February 2, 1843.

Simon F. Reed was enlisted at Columbus in the spring of 1841...

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