Freed Slave's Civil War Army Paperwork 7th U. S. Colored Infantry

Freed Slave's Civil War Army Paperwork 7th U. S. Colored Infantry

Freed Slave's Civil War Army Paperwork 7th U. S. Colored Infantry

Freed Slave's Civil War Army Paperwork - 7th U. Documents attesting to the service of the Maryland slave, Algy Stanley, in the 7th United States Colored Infantry.

Private Stanleys discharge from Company F, 7th Regiment, U. A power of attorney with which Stanley appointed a lawyer to act on his behalf to secure his enlistment and discharge bounties, and. The documents are franked with three revenue stamps: a 2-cent orange Internal Revenue stamp (Scott #R15) and a pair of 25-cent orange Power of Attorney stamps (Scott #48).

The documents are in good shape; worn at the edges. Corners of all three have been glued together. As a slave state that did not secede from t. He Union, Maryland's slaves were not freed with the Emancipation Proclamation.

Could instead, however, earn their freedom by enlisting in the Army with or without their. In September of 1863, the War Department authorized Colonel William Birney to raise an. Regiment, the 7th Regiment of United States Colored Troops, from the slaves.

Stanley was the property of Thomas J. Lecompte when he enlisted on 27 September 1863. He was subsequently hospitalized at Fortress Monroe where he remained until discharged in 1865. Most African-American Civil War documents are related to men who were free before the war or who were freed as the result of the Union advance and the Emancipation Proclamation. Documents of slaves who enlisted from the slave states that remained in the Union are scarce. There are no similar institution records listed at OCLC. View My Other Items For Sale. I know that this can be expensive, but I've switched to this method because I've had too many claims of non-receipt by international buyers.

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The item "Freed Slave's Civil War Army Paperwork 7th U. Colored Infantry" is in sale since Wednesday, August 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Documents". The seller is "ksanftleben" and is located in Dumfries, Virginia.

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Freed Slave's Civil War Army Paperwork 7th U. S. Colored Infantry

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