[AFRICAN AMERICANA -- CIVIL WAR] Pay document recording the loaning of horses and a "private servant" to the Union Army. N.p., 30 September 1862.

16 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. partly printed document (old creases). 

The document lists the pay, clothing, forage, and subsistence payments for 1 "private servant, not soldier" as well as 2 horses of Samuel Sterne (1826-1901). The servent is listed as a negro named Ben Forrester. Samuel Sterne, a resident of Princeton, IN, enlisted on 10 October 1861 as a first lieutenant and commissioned into the Field & Staff of the 58th Indiana Infantry on 17 December 1861. He was mustered out on 11 November 1864. 


Estimate: $200 - $300

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