Letter from William F. Jenkins to the Michigan Adjutant General dated June 22, 1905. In this letter, he discusses the death of Henry Gilbert at the Battle of Resaca.
Military Service Note
Jenkins, William F. Served with the 105th Illinois Infantry. Entered as private. Discharged as colonel. Gilbert, Henry C. Coldwater. Entered service in Nineteenth Infantry, at organization, as Colonel, Aug. 8, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 44. Commissioned Aug. 8, 1862. Mustered Sept. 5, 1862. Died at Chattanooga, Tenn., May 24, 1864, from wounds received in action at Resaca, Ga., May 15, 1864. Buried at Coldwater, Mich.