to recommend that [Thomas Forgie (particularly) have his] pay
raised again in consequence of [his] good conduct.
Forgie has been on short pay for a long time, I believe since he last got
drunk or otherwise committed himself. When sober, I wouldn't
wish for a more willing, hard-working man.
from Captain Haig to Colonel Hawkins, 6th June 1859
Forgie, 6 years 327 days, One Good Conduct Badge, Discharged
Colville, Washington Territory, U.S., 20th March 1862,
Compensation 35 Pounds Sterling.
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