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Original Civil War Documents from War Department and State of NY For Sale

Original Civil War Documents from War Department and State of NY


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Original Civil War Documents from War Department and State of NY:
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This is an original page extracted from a scrapbook. Original documents have been glued to each side of the page. Side one is on letterhead for "State of New-York, Northern Division, Office of the Act'g Assistant Provost Marshal General, And Superintendent of Volunteer Recruiting, Albany". It is dated May 5th, 1865 as follows:Capt. W.H. Wolcott, U.S. ArmyCaptain,You will return at once to the Headqrs of the Pro. Mar. 15th Dist. Troy, N.Y. and serve upon Capt. Jas. Forsyth P.M. the enclosed order of this date and will execute the instructions contained in a communication addressed you by the Pro. Mar. General of the 20th ulto. and such other instructions as you have subsequently received by telegraph from the P.M. Gen'l's Bureau. Very Respectfully &c. Fred'k Townsend, Bvt. Col. U.S.A. Acting P.M. GeneralThis page also has a newspaper clipping which is a poem about the Civil War.The opposite side of this paper has a letter on letterhead for "War Department Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Original by telegraph) Washington, D.C." It is dated April 27th, 1865 as follows:Capt. Wm. H. Wolcott,Care of Capt. James Forsyth, Pro. Marshall, Troy, New YorkCapt. Forsyth's understanding that all orders that have been left with him for collection should be paid in addition to the monies he has advanced is correct provided you are satisfied that the amounts will be paid to the parties to whom they are due. (Signed) James B. Fry, Pro. Mar. Gen'l. Official Copy C.McKeever, A.A. Gen'lThis item is in good condition. We have done some additional research on some of the people above. It is below.Below is information about William Henry WalcottEnlisted on 4/17/1861 at Providence, RI as a Private. On 5/2/1861 he mustered intoRI 1st Light ArtilleryHe was discharged for promotion on 6/6/1861. On 5/14/1861 he was commissioned into "B" Co.US Army 17th InfantryHe was Retired on 1/7/1865On 6/6/1861 he mustered into "Batty A" Co.RI 1st Light ArtilleryHe was discharged for promotion on 8/24/1861He was listed as:
* Wounded 7/3/1863 Gettysburg, PA (Severely wounded in left leg, amputated)Promotions:
* 1st Lieut 5/14/1861 (As of Co. B 17th US Army Infantry)
* Sergt 6/6/1861 (As of Batty A, 1st RI LA)
* Capt 5/3/1863 by Brevet
* Major 7/2/1863 by Brevet (Gettysburg, PA)
* Capt 2/14/1864
* Lt Colonel 3/13/1865 by Brevet
* Colonel 3/13/1865 by BrevetOther Information:
born in Massachusetts
died 8/30/1901We have much more information including pictures to offer pertaining to these officers. will not allow us to post it here, because it come from another website.Our specialty is reuniting "Orphaned Heirlooms" back to families. We are the world's largest source of found family heirlooms such as this. We havethousands ofidentified antiques and artifacts. We only add a very small percentage to .

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