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Amanuensis Monday: John F Kennedy LOA request

John F Kennedy Military #18

Officers Hospital Lauderdale Springs
MissĀ  Nov 10th 1863

Sir:
I have the (need) to ask for
leave of absence for twenty (20) days
to attend to business of importance in
East Miss-

Very Respectfully
Yr Hon Servant
Jno. F Kennedy
Surg PACS

Surg D W Yandell
Med Director
Dept of the West
Meridian
Miss

John F Kennedy (1826-1867) was my third great-granduncle and served with the 14th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry during the Civil War.