Authors

Subject Area

American history

Description

A military correspondence from A.M. Allister clarifies Paymaster General's Office Memorandum 44 (47?) instructing payment for colored troops "free on or before April 1861". Additionally provides 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.

Dated September 23, 1865 includes correspondence and Military Memorandum.

Handwritten; 1 folded (4 p.); 34 x 45 cm. folded to 34 x 22.5 cm.

Date

9-23-1865

Type

Article

Coverage

Temporal

September 23, 1865

Format

Text

.pdf

Language

English

Comments

This optimized PDF document has been scanned from the original document. For 300 dpi high-resolution JPG scans of the individual pages of this document see Additional Files below.

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First page of letter

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Second side of letter

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