|Title||Certificate of United States Mustering Officer and Receipt for Hoboken City Bounty. Camp Parker near Trenton, N.J., Sept. 2nd, 1863.|
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|Collection||Hoboken Civil War Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Estate of Robert Maier by sister, Michelle Maier.|
|Scope & Content||
Certificate of United States Mustering Officer and Receipt for Hoboken City Bounty. Dated at Camp Parker near Trenton, N.J., Sept. 2nd, 1863.
Eleven Hoboken men were paid two hundred dollars to volunteer for enlistment in the U.S. Army for Civil War duty. They were all from the Second Ward, mustered into Company L of the 2nd New Jersey Cavalry. All received a bounty payment of two hundred dollars. (Note that the sixth column is the signature of each man which in two cases, their name was mispelled in the list that is column two.)
Single leaf, lined paper with holographic text one side only, 12-1/4" x 15-1/2" wide, folded. Full text is in notes. PDF on file.
wartime / bounty / draft / service /
Certificate of United States Mustering Officer and Receipt for Hoboken City Bounty
I certify that the following volunteers have this day been mustered into the service of the United States from Hoboken City, New Jersey, and are credited to the Ward opposite their respective names.
Jos. P. Ash,
1st Lt. 5th Cav.
Dated at Camp Parker near Trenton, N.J.
Sept 2nd 1863.
No.Name of VolunteerWardCompanyRegimentReceived from the Hoboken Citizens [lined out text: Council of Hoboken City at the hand of] Volunteer Comtee of 1863 by W W Shippen Treas to pay bounties, the sum of Two hundred dollars Bounty Money.Witness
1Bloomer, Charles2nd WardL2nd New Jersey CavalryCharles Bloomer E.V. Pomerantz[?]
2Baldwin, George"L"George BaldwinE.V. Pomerantz[?]
3Dempsey, Philip"L"Philip DempseyE.V. Pomerantz[?]
4Eichert, Fritz"L"Fritz EichertE.V. Pomerantz[?]
5Frazer[sic], Donald"L"Donald FraserE.V. Pomerantz[?]
6Geiger, Casper"L"Casper GeigerE.V. Pomerantz[?]
7Hicks, William"L"William HicksE.V. Pomerantz[?]
8McCarty [sic], Cornelius"L"Cornelius McCarthyE.V. Pomerantz[?]
9Tully, Peter"L"Peter TullyE.V. Pomerantz[?]
10Weller, Samuel"L"Samuel WellerE.V. Pomerantz[?]
11Howard, Casper"L"Casper HowardE.V. Pomerantz[?]
I hereby Certify that the above men were paid the Bounty of $200. each in my presence.
Capt. Corps [illegible]
|Year Range from||1863|
|Year Range to||1863|
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