Object Type: Record
In Collection: M043 Davis (Jefferson) Letters
From the Davis (Jefferson) Letters collection. A letter from Colonel H.K. Craig, Chief of Ordnance, to Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War, dated 28 September 1853. Craig informs Davis about the death of Captain J.M. Morgan, commanding officer of the Baton Rouge Arsenal, and requests that Captain J.A.J. Bradford be appointed to that command. On the verso of the letter Davis rejects the proposed appointment.