Notice of promotions, signed by A.D.C. and A.A.G. Frank M. Rotch, November 21, 1862
General Head-Quarters, State of New-York,
Adjutant General's Office,
Albany, November 21 1862.
Col Wm R Pease
117 Rgt N.Y.S.Vols
I am directed to inform you that the following
promotions have been made in the 117 Rgt
N. Y. S. Volunteers,
to take effect from the dates mentioned.
Commissions will be forwarded soon.
2 M Sergt Egbert Bagg to be Captain Oct 24 / 62 vice J. A. Race.
2d Lieut Frank H Lay to be 1t Lieut Oct 24 / 62 vice J C Haynes.
Sergt James H Fairbank to be 2d Lieut Oct 24 / 62 vice S Miller.
Sergt C K Baker to be 2d Lieut Oct 24 / 62 vice F H Lay.
2d M Sergt W S Richards to be 2d M & 1t Lieut Oct 24 / 62 vice E. Bagg.
I am Colonel
Your obedient Servant,
Frank M Rotch
ADC. & Asst Adjutant General.
[written in margins: In making recommendations for promotions,
particular care should be taken to state
the present position in the Regiment of the
person recommended. Promotions will not be
made until this information is furnished.]
Bagg Lay Fairbanks Baker & Richards