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Charles Tilden Transcript

Head Quarters 16th Me Rgmt
Near Sharpsburg, Md
October 13th  1862
I would earnestly request that the within order be forwarded with your approval, as men in my command are suffering for the want of a change clothing, (some without shirts to their backs and many without underclothes,)  The clothing can be had with knapsacks.
The books and rolls of the Companies are indispensible.
I have the honor to remain, General
Very Respectfully
Your obt Serv’t
Chas. W. Tilden
Lt Col Comd’g 16th Me Vols

BrigGen’l Taylor
Comd’g 3rd Brigade
Rickett’s Division