Captain K. R. Webb -
Co. D - Resignation
HdQurs. 33rd Regt. Miss.
Camp Near Morton, Aug 26th 1863
S. Cooper Adjutant & Inspection
General of the Confederate States of America
The undersigned respectfully represents that he was duly and regularly
Elected Captain of Company D in the 33rd Regt. of Miss. Vols. on the 4th
day of March in the year 1862. That since his election to said office of
Captain he has been in command of said Company, with the exception of
such time as he has been on duty as to Special Detail, or prevented by
sickness, that his service has been performed up to the date of this
presents. But in cognizance of his advanced age and his general failing
health, he is no longer able to perform the duties of said office of
Captain. His age is forty nine (49) years, and his health is such as to
render him unable to discharge his duties as such Captain, he being
wholly made to march on foot with the army, when on the move. He has not
been able to march with the army since some time in the month of October
1862, but performed camp duty during the month of Dec-62, and was on the
5th day of January 1863 detailed in General Court Martial, and served as
a member of that court until the middle of June 1863, when the court was
dissolved by order of Genl. Johnson (sic), he was at this time the Court
Martial was dissolved an inmate of the hospital, from which he was
discharged on the 31st July 1863, and reported to his command on the 1st
day of August 1863. He being inable (sic) (any) longer to perform the
duties of this said office he humbly asks that this, his resignation of
the said office of Captain of Co. D 33rd Regment (sic) Miss. Vols., may
be received and he discharged from the service.
K. R. Webb
Capt. Co. D 33 Regt. Miss Vols.
Resignation of Capt. K. R. Webb of Co. D. 33rd Regt. Miss. Vols. —
declined, (and immediately under that) apprvd.of such, D. W. Hurst, Col.
A/i/ia and Respectfully forwarded T. A. Mellon Col., Cmdg Brigd.
HdQrs Loring's Div. Aug. 27th 63. Respectfully forwarded W. S.