Signed by Brevet Brigadier Generals' Timothy P. Andrews & Cary H. Fry
7 3/4 x 9 7/8, manuscript in ink.
June 8th, 1863
My Bond having been approved, I am anxious to pay the Regiments assigned to me. In view of the fact, that I have a large number of men in Hospital, and that, I paid my Regiments to Feby. 28th after the movement of the army in May.
I respectfully ask an extra clerk for ten days.
Your Obdt. Servant,
A. Paymr., U.S.A.
Major Cary H. Fry, Paymr., U.S.A.
Chief of District, &c.
Appr., Cary H. Fry
June 8th, 1863
Pay Mr. Genl.
Light age toning, fold splits, and paper loss at one of the folds at left edge which does not affect any of the content. Tape repairs on the reverse.
Timothy P. Andrews: Born in Ireland; major & paymaster, May 22, 1822; colonel voltgs., Feb. 16, 1847; lieutenant colonel, D.P.M.G., Dec. 17, 1851; colonel & paymaster general, Sept. 6, 1862; retired Nov. 29, 1864. Brevet Brigadier General, Sept. 13, 1847, for gallantry in the battle of Chapultepec, during the Mexican War. He was the father of Richard S. Andrews, who fought for the Confederacy during the War Between the States.
Cary H. Fry: Born in Kentucky; graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, in 1834; brevet 2nd lieutenant, 3rd U.S. Infantry, July 1, 1834; 2nd lieutenant, Aug. 31, 1835; resigned October 31, 1836; studied medicine and became a doctor in Louisville, Ky. Returned to the army to fight in the Mexican War, major, 2nd Kentucky Infantry, June 9, 1846; honorably mustered out, June 9, 1847. Again returned to Kentucky to resume his medical practice. Commissioned Major Paymaster, Feb. 7, 1853; brevet lieutenant colonel, Mar. 13, 1865; lieutenant colonel, D.P.M.G., July 28, 1866; brevet brigadier, Oct. 15, 1867, for faithful and meritorious service during the Civil War; died on active duty in U.S.A., Mar. 5, 1873.
Harris G. Rodgers, born in New York; additional paymaster vols., Oct. 22, 1862; brevet lieutenant colonel, Oct. 23, 1865, for faithful and meritorious service during the Civil War; honorably mustered out, Mar. 31, 1866.