Title: Amos T. Akerman to William W. Belknap, 11 August 1871
Date: August 11, 1871
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Whitman Archive ID: nar.03264
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Aug. 11, 1871.
Hon. Wm. W. Belknap,
Secretary of War.
In pursuance of the request in your letter of the 8th instant, I have directed the District Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee to appear in the defence of Maynard, who is prosecuted in a Court of that State for acts done in the discharge of his duty while in the Union army.
A. T. Akerman,