Col. James E. Kerrigan, 25th New York Infantry, to Sec. of War Simon Cameron, Seeking Guidance

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CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA FROM APRIL 16 TO JULY 31, 1861

CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. – UNION

O. R. – Series I – VOLUME 2 [S #2] CHAPTER IX, p. 753

Alexandria, July 22,1861.

Hon. S. Cameron:

Sir: There are about seven thousand men here without officers. Nothing but confusion. Please tell me what I shall do with my regiment.

J. E. KERRIGAN,
Colonel Twenty-fifth New York Volunteers.