Thursday, July 18, 2013

Senator John H. Gear to the Commissioner of Pensions, October 19, 1896

United States Senate

Burlington, Ia, Wasington D. C., Oct. 19, 1896

Hon. Commissioner, of Pensions,
            Washington, D. C.


James Bankhead of Lockridge, Iowa, wishes to obtain P. O. address of four of his comrades.  Cannot the Department furnish these, as he is unable to find out where they live.

Yours truly,
Jn H. Gear

James Bankhead }
Fathers. - #599,946. – G – 30 – Ia.
G. A. Bankhead }

SOURCE:  Item offered for auction on Ebay, July 18, 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE:  George A. Bankhead enlisted August 9, 1862 as a Private in Company G, 30th Iowa Infantry and died of disease at Black River Bridge, Mississippi on September 14, 1863. - Roster And Record Of Iowa Soldiers In The War Of The Rebellion, Volume 3, p. 1497

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