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LARGE 225+ 1913-1931 ARCHIVE OF HANDWRITTEN CERTIFICATES OF APPLICATION TO THE DAUGHTERS OF THE UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR ASSOCIATION [DUVCW]
Washington State WA ALASKA AK 1913 - On offer is a remarkable reference treasure trove and artifact of the Civil War - a 1913-1932 ledger of 225+ certificates of application for membership to the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865. The book, a 'Horn' Gum Stub File, relates to Tent No. 4, The Department of Washington and Alaska. Each woman has listed the soldier's [being their father's or in some cases their grandfather's] names, their length of service from call up to mustering out, battalions, regiments, company, reasons for discharge, current address of relatives +++. The women that filled out these certificates were applying for membership and were required to provide handwritten information on their relations. All forms are detailed and such information included; soldiers dying in Andersonville, disabilities for wounds and amputations, service till the end of the war, discharged by Secretary of War etc., etc. Each certificate is attached in the book by itself and not affecting any other certificate. The book proper is approx. 9 x 11 inches and each certificate is approx. 7 x 9 inches. Usual folds, age blemishes, small splits, edge wear and the like associated with old paper. Overall G+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
Last Found On: 2014-10-10           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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