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A fine archive highlighting the changing role of African-Americans in 19th Century Society
n.p, 1864-1865 An important, three piece archive concerning an African-American Civil War soldier. A military document dated June 25, 1864 states: "I have this day issued to Carter Arbaugh, of your Company, the articles of clothing specified in the enclosed receipt. I have charged them on his descriptive roll, and you will please have the same charged on your company books... [signed] D. Dimon Capt. & A.Q.M to Co. 'B' 11 Regt. U.S. Col[ore]d Troops." The second document, dated that same day, acknowledges: "Received of Captain C. Dimon, A.Q.M, Fort Smith, Ark., this 25 day of June, 1864, the following list of Clothing, Camp and Garrison Equipage: One pr shoes... one Blouse... One pr pants... [signed] Carter X Arbaugh his mark 'B' Company 11 regiment. U.S. Col[ored]d Troops." The final piece is an autograph document signed by John Hayes: "I John Hayes Jr... late Captain Co. B 11th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops (Infantry), do solemnly declare on oath, that I have duly accounted for
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