Robert Newell appointed

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Robert Newell appointed - Eu. Independent: In your issue of June 17th. nn...
Eu. Independent: In your issue of June 17th. nn article was published signed by tho members of Co. M. 5th K. V. C." giving their opinion of the competency and qualifications of Sergt. ItusBell and Corp. Newell the two contestants for the vacancy of 2d' Lieut, in that Company. Wo wish through your columns lo express our unqualified approbation of the sentiments expressed by the siuers, regarding the fitness nf- Sergeant Russell for the position of 2d Lt. It is a well known fact that ho has dono more to promote tho efficiecy and good standing of the Co. than any other man in it. He is second to none as a drill-master, as the entire Co. can testify, and we wish lo expiess the opinion flint thete is not a better qualified or more capable man in the Co., nor one that would do more to promoto the best in-teiests of tho Co. than Sergt. Russel. We fully agree with them when they express themselves competent to choose their own officers, and would rejoice to know that liiev succeed :n this case, W. B. Godfrey 2d Lieut. Co. D. A. L. Rivers, 1st Sergt. Co. D. 11th. K. V. C. Sergt. Egdert Macomber. John McNeik. iT Senator Pomeroy was in town on to our the launched are for

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  1. The Oskaloosa Independent,
  2. 22 Jul 1865, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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