1862 CIVIL WAR HANDWRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN ARMY RECRUITER AND THE NEW HAMPSHIRE ADJUTANT GENERAL REGARDING DESERTERS

By: O.W. KEYES

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CIVIL WAR and New Hampshire interest: - 1862 letter from recruiter to New Hampshire Adjutant-General, re: deserters, etc., 2pp, 8vo. With reply on 3rd page from Adjt.-General. Aug. 28, 1862, Holderness [NH]. Re: recruitment of volunteers..."I have enlisted as you see 56 men. Plymouth comes here with 29 men. New Hampton with 21 men making 106 men here." Electing officers....- detailed description of deserter -- "...has I suspect left here to avoid the service..." Wants the state to send a man and money to find him. "I feel I have spent time and money enough myself..." On 3rd page the Adjt.-General replies - :The presumption is, that your deserter will cost as much as he is worth to look him up -- in as much he has never been mustered into service..." VG

Title: 1862 CIVIL WAR HANDWRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN ARMY RECRUITER AND THE NEW HAMPSHIRE ADJUTANT GENERAL REGARDING DESERTERS

Author Name: O.W. KEYES

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: Holderness, New Hampshire, 1862

Binding: Manuscript

Book Condition: Good+

Inscription: Autograph

Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall

Seller ID: 0MV166

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