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Title Certificate of United States Mustering Officer and Receipt for Hoboken City Bounty. Camp Parker near Trenton, N.J., Sept. 2nd, 1863.
Object Name Roster
Catalog Number 2013.069.0022
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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 /
Notes Archives 2013.069.0022

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.
Eleven men

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.
E.V. Pomerantz[?]
Capt. Corps [illegible]
People Bloomer, Charles
Baldwin, George
Dempsey, Philip
Eichert, Fritz
Fraser, Donald
Geiger, Casper
Hicks, William
McCarthy, Cornelius
Tully, Peter
Weller, Samuel
Howard, Casper
Date 1863
Year Range from 1863.0
Year Range to 1863.0
Search Terms Civil War
City Council, Hoboken
U.S. Army
Imagefile 238\20130690022.TIF
Classification War
Government & Politics