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Wilmington N.C.
Aug. 15th '65

Col.

I have just heard from Capt. Beath, who says he's detained at Camp "Cadwallader" nr. Philadelphia for want of an order to proceed to his regt. This although the commander of the camp as sent word to Washington that there is no occasion for his (Capt. B's) services there, & his own request to be relieved. 

Cannot you apply to Col. C.W. Foster, A.A.G. at Washington, & request that

Transcription Notes:
Camp Cadwallader https://southernunionistschronicles.wordpress.com/tag/camp-cadwallader/ See also page 6 of project for names Captain R.B. Beath https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Burns_Beath Col. Charles W. Foster, Assistant Adjutant General, Chief of the Colored Bureau, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D.C https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bureau_of_Colored_Troops @vleachman

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