McPherson Barracks
Atlanta, Ga. February 25th, 1880

Adjutant General U. S. Army

Washington, D.C.


I have the honor to enclose herewith a communication addressed to the General of the Army in reply to a letter addressed to him by Major General Hancock, dated January 21st 1879, and published in Miscellaneous document No. 14, 46th Congress, 1st Session, page No. 41 (Misc. Document).

I have to request that its receipt be acknowledged and that I be informed what action is taken on it.


Your obdt servant

(Signed) Henry J. Hunt,

Colonel 5th Artillery,

Brevet Major General Infantry