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Elmira N.Y.
Feby 28, 1866
Maj Genl Howard
Com Bureau Ref. Freedmen & Abandoned lands
In compliance with Special order No 85- Dated War Dept. Adjt Genl Office Washington 
Feby 24th 1866, I have the honor to report (by letter) to you for duty
Very Respectfully,
James W. Parks
Lt Vet. Res. Corps
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