Pantagraph 31 Mar 1864 Complimentary For Capt. Mann resigning
o- 11 T 00 fa- T 1 COMPLIMENTARY. He adqu artcrs Co. I, 94th III. In., 1 Bbownstille, TezoR, March 3d, 1864. j Ed. Pantaqraph : Will you give plaoe to the following complimentary lettei to Capt. Win. II. Mann, late of Co. I, 94th 111. InL, signed by thirty outof thirty-four thirty-four thirty-four members members present. Yours, truly, Preston Howell, 1st Lieut., - .Commanding Company, Captain Win. H, Mann, Co. I, Hth Illinois Illinois Infantry: Deae Sib: Having been made acquainted with the fact that you have resigned your position as Captain of our company, (I) we, the undersigned, members ol sam company, tase pleasure, wnue iaa ine leave of vou, in assuring you of our high appreciation of your uniform kindness, consistent consistent with an independent and honest dis charge of your duty during the year and a half we rave been together in the trying realities of war, in which time we have been called upon to perform all duties incident to active warfare, in tbe camp, on trie uiarcn, ia the trench, and on the field of battle, and we cheerfully bear testimony that you have never been tound wanting, or talterod in the discharge of any of the duties pertaining to your office, tve regret most sincerely that your business is such as to render it necessary for you to resign your command ; and may you find in the pleasures of the home circle, and the consciousness of having having discharged your duty, a full reward for all the ftaoriiicea and self-denial self-denial self-denial you . have been called upon to make for your country during the hour of her trial.