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Application for Appointment

347 R

Fort Gibson C N Nov 8 1853
Cap Henry Little 7 Inf

For submitting application of Sergt Rounds of Co E 7 Inf for Ord Sergt Wishes to be appointed to frontier post

( 1 Enclosure)

(See Sergt Round ___ of appt. of May 8/54)

Rec´d Dec 16 1853

Fort Gibson Cherokee N
Nov 8th 1853
I have the honor to enclose herewith an application of Sergt F Rounds of Co E 7 Inf for the appointment of "Ordnance Sergeant"
I take occasion to mention that Sergt Rounds is desirous to be appointed to, or stationed at some Western, or South Western frontier Post.
I am Sir
Very Respectfully
Your Obt Servt
Henry Little
Cap 7 Inf.
Comg Bat of 7 Inf
Bvt Cap F Gardner
Agt 7 Inf
Fort Wachita

Sergeant Franklin Rounds of Co "E" 7th Infantry Application for the appointment of Ordnance Sergeant

347 R of 1853

application for the appointment of Ordnance Sergeant:
Name and Regiment Letter of
Length of Service Remarks
As non-commissioned Officer In the army
Years Months Years Months
Franklin Rounds, 7th Inf E 14 8 16 "
The above is in the handwriting of the applicant Sergeant Rounds. His general good conduct and usefulness, while in the capacity of Orderly Sergeant, and afterwards Q Master Sergt of the Regiment – gave satisfaction to the officers under whom he served. He served faithfully, and with distinction through the Mexican War, and is well qualified, and worthy to hold the position he applies for.
Henry Little
Cap 7 Inf.
Comg Co E