|Scope & Content||Commission to First Lieutenant James B. Witherell to become Second Lieutenant in the Second Regiment of U.S. Cavalry, in Fort. Mason, Texas dated from Washington May 15, 1856. The bottom part of the paragraph is crossed out and reads, The oath herewith enclosed, will be filled up, subscribed, and returned. It is signed by the Ast.[?] Adjutant General. J.P. Garesche[?].|
Witherell, James B.
|Extent of Description||7.75" x 10"|