OHIO CIVIL WAR GOVERNOR DAVID TOD LETTER TO 3RD OHIO SOLDIER For Sale

OHIO CIVIL WAR GOVERNOR DAVID TOD LETTER TO 3RD OHIO SOLDIER
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OHIO CIVIL WAR GOVERNOR DAVID TOD LETTER TO 3RD OHIO SOLDIER:
$250.00

Ohio Governor David Tod was one of the ablest Civil War leaders-Abraham Lincoln said "Tod has aided me more and troubled me less than any other governor". In the aftermath of Shiloh Tod led the Ohio Sanitary efforts to care for the wounded, giving him the nickname "The Soldiers Friend". An Original July 1863 letter from Governor David Tod, to Private John Henning, who is seeking a transfer to the 3rd Ohio- Tod is unable to help "besides, your regt will probably be ordered to the field at an early date".1p 8 x 11 ink, with ptd "State of Ohio Executive Department" heading. Comes w service data shows Private Henning got his wish, was wounded in action at Perryville, Kentucky served w the 3rd Ohio for 3 years. Letter is folded, stained-, with edge wear,. Overall Good Condition . Comes w bio info and service info.



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