Item description: Letter, dated 21 December 1863, from James A. Seddon, Confederate Secretary of War, to O.R. Kenan, responding to a request for a passport to care for a wounded POW.
Confederate States of America
Richmond, Va. December 21, 1863
Hon. O.R. Kenan
House of Reps.
Your application for a passport to be granted W.D. Pearsall to go to the United States to visit his son, who is a prisoner and suffering from a wound, has been received and referred to Genl. Winder for allowance.
Your obdt. sevt.,
James A. Seddon
Secretary of War