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Palmer Depot Mafs
april 30, 1866
Bvt Brig Genl Max Woodhull
Freedmens Bureau
I have the honor hereby to make application for assignment to duty in the "Freedmens Bureau." I have not been on duty for five months and would most respectfully request, if consistent with the good of the service, that I may be placed upon duty, in support of my request I wish to invite your attention to the accompanying indorsement of How L D Hubbard MC. from West Va, where I was on duty last summer and fall, trusting this will receive your favorable notice
I have the honor to remain Genl
Very Respectfully
your must obt servt
John Anderson
2nd Lieut 20th Vet Res Corps

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