2 Civil War Documents: Pay order & Descriptive List of Deserters
Category: Civil War
Item Number: 10556
Documents Civil War
2 Civil War Documents. General Orders No. 2 signed by Leander Blanden ("L. Blanden") as Col. 95th Ill. Infty, "Head Qrs. 2nd Brig. 3rd Div...Camp 'Battle field' Near New Orleans," Feb. 24, 1865., regarding reports to be sent to headquarters, including "Descriptive List of Deserters." Show-through from mounting strip on verso. Second document is a pay order from U.S. A. Genl. Hospital Readville, Jan. 28, 1865, to Col. William Fitch, Paymaster-General of Connecticut, to pay $10 to Charles S. Higgins of Co. B. 2nd Reg. Ct. Vols. In excellent condition.