Barnard family papers  1789-1876 (bulk 1817-1876)
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  1862 May 14 . J.R. McCahn ALS to Isham G. Harris; Cumberland Gap. (2 pages)
McCahn is in command of 106 men from middle Tennessee, including men that enlisted before the Conscription Bill. He and his men do not want to serve under their colonel and requests Harris to use his influence with the Secretary of War to remove them from under the colonel's command. He would like to raise his own company or battalion.