Transcribed by Fay Canter Leonard
Headquarters 24th Tennessee Regiment
March 30th 1864
S. Cooper }
A & I Gen.}
Sergt. A. W. Williams of Company H, 24th Tenn Regt has borne The Colors of said Regt through the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge and has acted gallantly on other occasions. I therefore ask he be appointed ensign for said Regt in compliance with an act of Congress approved February 17th 1864 appointing an ensign to each Regt of Infantry.
His age 24 years. Residence Smith County Tennessee
Jno. A. Wilson, Col.
Com. of 24th Tenn Regt