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  • Subject is exactly "United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. "

Civil War Letter from Captain William M. McArthur to Arthur McArthur, Sr., 1863 March 8

In this letter from Captain William M. McArthur of the 8th Regiment, Maine Volunteers, to his father, Arthur McArthur, Sr., MacArthur describes his regiment's overall health as it readies itself for a march to Jacksonville, Florida.

MacArthur, a…

Officer's commission issued to Frank Stanwood, 1862 May 1

Commission for Frank Stanwood as a First Lieutenant in the Third Regiment of the United States Cavalry. Signed by President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State Edwin Stanton and dated May 1, 1862.

Petition requesting a dispensation to form a military lodge during the American Civil War

Manuscript letter addressed to the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire requesting a dispensation for opening a military lodge by members of the 14th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry. Letter signed by Lieutenant Colonel T.A. Barker and…

Civil War discharge certificate for Private James Foran

Civil War discharge certificate for Private James Foran of the 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, dated September 1864.A tintype portrait of James Foran is in the museum collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (view online…