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War Department
Adjutant Generals Office
Washington Sept 19 1865.

Maj Gen'l O O Howard
Commissioner Bureau of Refugees &c
Washington D C.

Your communication of the 18th inst requesting that Chaplain Geo O Glavis U S. Army be ordered to report to you for assignment to duty with Col E Whittlesey Assistant Commissioner for North Carolina has been received

In reply. I have the honor to inform you, that as instructions have been issued for the muster out of Chaplain Glavis your application has not been favorably considered

I am, Sir
Very Respectfully
Your Obedient Servant
(Signed) R Williams
Asst Adjt Gen'l

Max Woodhull
Asst Adjt Gen'l

Transcription Notes:
It's Glavis. (I remember seeing it on another document this morning.) -- Beth

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