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Series III. Documents [series]:
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Draft avoidance
Commutation Money receipt for avoiding the Union draft by paying a $300 fee. Yonkers, NY.
Rudin # M-60

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Draft avoidance: certificate of substitution
Form used when one person paid another to take their place in the Military Service during the Civil War. Newton Green pays Asathus A. Hart $400 to act as his substitute.
Rudin # M-61

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Draft avoidance
Certificate certifies that H.C. Gregerson is entitled to be paid $300 as a substitute for a drafted NY Policeman. Additional document acknowledges receipt of the $300.
Rudin # M-62

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Substitute soldier bounty payment
Certificate names a substitute soldier with a bounty payment of $300. Additional document releases NY Substitute Committee of claim.
Rudin # M-63

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Substitute broker card
Business card for Haynes, Webb and Co. General Substitute Brokers - Bounties paid to Substitutes and Volunteers to fight in Civil War.
Rudin # M-63A

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New York Draft Exemptions
Commutation Money Receipt indicating commutation money received from 18 men exempting them from the Federal Draft.
Rudin # M-64

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Drummer boy discharge
Certificate of Discharge for a 13 year old drummer boy by reason of a physical disability.
Rudin # M-65

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General Orders No. 3
Act to provide for the appointment of a General in Chief of the Armies of the Confederate States.
Rudin # A-139

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General Orders No. 4
Accused of desertion, Pvt. George Hoffer receives a sentence of 10 years at hard labor with a ball of 24 pounds attached to his leg by a chain four feet long.
Rudin # M-73A

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General Orders No. 24
The restoration of the Union flag at Fort Sumter.
Rudin # A-13B

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General Orders No. 32
Surgeon dismissed from the service for violation of 39th Article of War. (Fraudulent accounts)
Rudin # M-73

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General Orders No. 43
Court martial of Major McKinstry, Quartermaster, charged with neglect of duty (buying in collusion with others) in 61 specifications. Lincoln approved sentence of dismissal from the service. Inked signature of General Hiram Scofield.
Rudin # M-72

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General Orders No. 53
Court martials of deserters - men ordered to have their heads shaved and branded with the letter "D" and one man to be shot to death.
Rudin # M-76

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General Orders No. 147
President Lincoln changes sentences of three soldiers.
Rudin # M-67

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General Orders No. 148
Lincoln approves sentence of dishonorable discharge for a soldier who pleaded guilty to stealing from another private.
Rudin # M-71A

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General Orders No. 149
Court martial of soldier for desertion and assault with intent to commit robbery and murder. Lincoln approves sentence to be shot.
Rudin # M-76A

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General Orders No. 190
Pay schedule for men enlisting in the Regular Army offering premium, advanced pay, and bounty.
Rudin # M-66

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General Orders No. 209
Court martial of a soldier found guilty of drunkenness on duty and conduct unbecoming an officer.
Rudin # M-68

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General Orders No. 230
Court Martial found four men guilty of desertion, violation of oath of allegiance, and murder. Lincoln showed compassion and remitted all sentences. Two copies.
Rudin # M-70, 75

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General Orders No. 240
Court Martial of two soldiers found guilty of desertion.
Rudin # M-69

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General Orders No. 267
General Orders accusing eight different men of various charges punishable by a sentence of "To be shot to death".
Rudin # M-74

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General Orders No. 306
Lincoln approves sentence of hanging for a soldier accused of being a guerilla.
Rudin # M-71

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Engraving of the naval engagement between the Merrimac and the Monitor.
Rudin # M-77

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Fort Sumter Note
Twenty-five cent note - The Bank of the State of South Carolina - Fort Sumter on fire.
Rudin # A-13A

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Bounty: "Statement of Volunteer"
Soldier receives a $300 bounty for enlisting.
Rudin # M-41

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Bounty Payment Bond
Payment Bond for $100 "on the call by the President for 500,000 men". To James Payne.
Rudin # M-42

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Bounty Receipt
County Bounty Receipt for $6000 for fifteen union soldiers who signed up for the Civil War for three years.
Rudin # M-44

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Bounty Receipt
Bounty receipt for $800 for two union soldiers who signed up for the Civil War for three years.
Rudin # M-45

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Bounty Fund Bond
Bond used to raise funds to pay bounties to volunteers. ($300 bounty fund, interest 6%).
Rudin # M-45AA

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Civil War Recruiting Broadside
Enlistment Recruiting Broadside for Mass. 2nd Regiment Heavy Artillery.
Rudin # M-55

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Confederate Circular
Circular regarding officer's behavior in the field, by order of Brigadier General P.O. Hebert.
Rudin # M-55A

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Wallpaper Book
Confederate "Chaudron's Spelling Book" - Front and back covers printed on double-folded, ornate fancy wallpaper (see inside back cover and also "To the Public" preface referring to "scarcity of materials".) From the Henderschott Collection of Confederate Imprints.
Rudin # M-97

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Wallpaper envelope plus letter
Wallpaper envelope (no stamp) with letter from Sgt. Baker hand-carried to wife regarding clothing and naming of their baby.
Rudin # M-98

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Necessity Paper
Being short of paper, soldier, Elisha O. Drake, writes on Soldier's Eagle Discharge Form. Discusses paying bills, re-enlisting, and photographs of Generals.
Rudin # M-101

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Necessity Paper
Albert R. Whitney writes letter on Magnus hand colored patriotic song sheet discussing the campground, the lack of water, and the need for a box of clothing.
Rudin # M-101A

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Necessity Paper
CSA North Carolina 25 Cent Note printed on back of 1863 North Carolina $20 Note.
Rudin # M-101B

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Necessity Paper
Five Confederate Georgia Treasury Notes in denominations of 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, 50 cents, and 75 cents, all printed on reverse of $4 note (not a popular denomination) because of the scarcity of paper.
Rudin # M-101C

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Necessity Stationary
Confederate Patriotic Stationery with cannon, flag, and patriotic verse printed on brown Confederate necessity paper. Two different size letter sheets unused plus one envelope.
Rudin # M-83

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Necessity Paper
Letter written by Union soldier to his sister on captured Confederate post office ledger.
Rudin # M-83A

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Necessity Paper
Statement for a deceased Confederate soldier on necessity paper printed on official Republic of Mexico paper.
Rudin # M-84

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Necessity Paper
Hand made envelope from a printed sheet of a piano songbook. Postally used. Capt. HL Van Eaton.
Rudin # M-85

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Necessity Paper
Confederate Soldiers' Pass printed on verso of a Mississippi government form.
Rudin # M-86A

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Necessity Paper
Soldier's letter (T.A. Taggart) on mocha colored necessity paper.
Rudin # M-86B

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Wallpaper newspaper
"The Junior Register" - Rare wallpaper edition printed on the back of wallpaper due to shortage of newsprint.
Rudin # M-100

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Necessity paper newspaper
Houston Daily Telegraph printed on tan corn husk paper.
Rudin # M-100A

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Wallpaper newspaper
The Tri-Weekly Telegraph printed on green corn husk paper.
Rudin # M-100B

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Civil War Pass
Civil War Pass allowing "F. Pool 3 days over the Bridges within the Original lines" signed by Captain Drake De Kay.
Rudin # M-87

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Password (confederate)
An original password paper signed by Phinney Adjt.
Rudin # M-88

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Davis, Jefferson
The Capture of Jeff Davis lithograph.
Rudin # A-59

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Davis, Jefferson
Insightful letter into the thinking of Jefferson Davis.
Rudin # A-60

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Program for the second Inauguration of Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stephens
Rudin # A-58

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Davis, Jefferson
Rudin # A-57

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Miniature of Lee's General Orders No. 9
Lee's Farewell Address in a 1" square in the top left corner with hand-colored flags on a miniature cover. Written by Edward Pollard.
Rudin # M-78

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"Dix" Note
Famous Dix Note that caused the South to be called "Dixie".
Rudin # M-59