War Department October 20 08
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the additional troops Viz
Joseph Loring of Massachusetts to be appointed Captain in the 4th: Regiment of Infantry vice Capt. Charles Coffin resigned
Henry Whiting of Massachusetts to be appointed Cornet in the Regiment of Light Dragoons.
Accept, Sir, &c.
DNA: RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.