RARE 1861 US CIVIL WAR NAMED ENLISTMENT PAPER ORIGINAL MILITARY DOCUMENT. Always open to reasonable offers.Seal on top right corner (see pictures). History: I researched the New York State Archives and Reuben A. I ordered his papers (see photos). Town appears to be Lockport, New York which is North of Buffalo. Reads: (Writer appears to make his "L's" look like "S's"--where it reads Occupation and I believe the word is "Lawyer"). I, _____ _____ was born in ________ in the State of New York? Aged 25 years, and by occupation a Lawyer DO HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE to have voluntarily enlisted this 11th day of Oct 1861, as a Volunteer in the Army of the United States of America, to serve for a period of. Unless sooner discharged by the proper authority : Do also agree to accept such bounty, pay, rations and clothing, as are, or may be, established by law. Do solemnly swear, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whomsoever; and that I will observe and obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War. Sworn and subscribed to, at ______________ this 11th day of Oct 1861.
BEFORE Henry _____________ Justice of the Peace. (Signed by Enlisted Soldier) Reuben A. Measures approximately: 6.5" x 7.75". Condition: Paper is yellowed/browned in areas and is creased.
Corners/creases of paper are cracked in areas. Ink has faded due to age. The back of paper has pencil writing on it that basically states much of the same names as the inside. Any defects not mentioned but visible in the pictures will be considered as "described". PLEASE let me know if you need to get it sooner.
Doing that is against U. The item "RARE 1861 US CIVIL WAR NAMED ENLISTMENT PAPER ORIGINAL MILITARY DOCUMENT" is in sale since Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
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