Creator

A.M. Allister

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9-23-1865

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Rhode Island 11th United States Heavy Artillery

Allen F. Cameron Correspondence, 1853-1910

[Letter] A.M. Allister [to] Alan Cameron, 1865, September 23:


Military correspondence from A.M. Allister clarifying Paymaster General's Office Memorandum 44 instructing payment for colored troops "free on or before April 1861."

Provides additional clarification for colored troops those who enlisted under the President's call for 300,000 volunteers of October 17, 1863 (typo in correspondence dates as October 17, 1865).

Includes handwritten copy of memorandum [signed B.W. Brice, Paymaster General] for reference.

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