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Collection Reference Number GLC02456.14
From Archive Folder Civil War generals from border states: 33 letters and documents 
Title Albert Sidney Johnston probably to Jefferson Davis, recommending Captain V. Scheliha for an open position in the engineer corps
Date January 25, 1862
Author Johnston, Albert Sidney (1803-1862)  
Recipient Davis, Jefferson  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Johnston, Confederate General commanding Department 2, writes to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Recommends Captain V. Scheliha for an open position in the engineer corps (possibly referring to Prussian engineer Victor Von Scheliha). Docket includes the name of General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, who had been killed 19 January 1862 at Mill Springs, Kentucky. Docket is dated 8 and 25 January.
Subjects Confederate General or Leader  Confederate States of America  Military History  Civil War  Office Seeker  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Immigration and Migration  
People Johnston, Albert Sidney (1803-1862)  Davis, Jefferson (1808-1889)  Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk (1812-1862)  Scheliha, Victor von (fl. 1862)  
Place written Bowling Green, Kentucky
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Comrade