Lot 15    

Civil War-Era Documents and Manuscripts
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
Lot of 4, including:

an Ohio Volunteer Militia appointment of John Haywood to 2nd Sergeant, Company I, 3rd Regiment O.V.M, signed by commanding officer Lawrence L. Meacham(?) at Westerville, Ohio, August 29, 1863; approximately 9" x 12", professionally framed and matted under glass, 13.5" x 16.25" overall,

a note written by Geo A. McKnight, Cap't Com'dg 12th N.Y. Battery dated Camp 12th N.Y. Battery / April 3d, 1864 addressed to the quartermaster

a Requisition for Forage for the private horses of J.H. Thompson, 12th NY, Surgeon in Charge, at Berlin, November 1, 1862, framed in double-sided glass, 12.5" x 14.75" overall,

and a 24.25" x 12.5" double-sided mat containing a shipping invoice dated February 19, 1864 at Alexandria for delivery of goods by U.S. Army rail to General Ingalls and Provost Marshal General Marsena Patrick at Brandy Station, Virgina, and a note dated April 7, 1864 at Brandy Station, signed Sam'l Morrison Quartermaster, 99th Pa. Vols.
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Three albumen photographs mounted on lined paper with inked identifications and applied paper clippings, housed in a double-sided glass frame, 7.75" x 9.5" sight, 13" x 15" overall. > Item Details
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Indian Wars State Militia Photograph,
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Lot # 159 - Pair of Old Western Spurs and Hobbles,
spurs with chains, leather and rowels. Hobbles are composed of heavy leather. > Item Details
Large Format Albumen of Three Armed Union Soldiers,
Lot # 39 - Large Format Albumen of Three Armed Union Soldiers,
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