Handwritten letter to Commander Blakeley Creighton signed by Geo. Stoddard, dated December 22, 1864. Sir, I regret to announce the Death of Orderly Sergeant Philip Knapp of the Mingos Guard, which occurred in action at the Battle of Honey Hill, SC on the 30th day of November??
Sergt Knapps body was left on the field circumstances rendering it impossible to take if off. I have appointed Corporal Henry Albert Orderly Seargeant of the Guard.
Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Geo. At bottom in Creighton's hand: Mr. Will be governed by the above appointment Dec.
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