Captain is very strict with his men, making them keep their bodies clean, their clothes and everything about them. Then talks about their food, we have fresh beef, boiled potatoes. Soup and nice white bread from from the government bakery in Washington, and coffee, salt pork, beans, rice, we are going to get a spider so we can fry our meat. A spider is a fry pan held over a fire by a stand (that may look like a spider with three legs).The paymaster is here, will get my pay, need directions from doctor about (drugs) in five bottles, a band is playing spirited music, details on Capt. Graham appointing his non commissioned officers, great content in this lengthy letter signed H. Barney at end and Hiram earlier near the end of the letter. Comes with a full transcript.
Residence was not listed; 32 years old. Enlisted on 9/22/1863 at Troy, NY as a Private. On 10/14/1863 he mustered into "H" Co.NY 21st Cavalry He was Mustered Out on 6/28/1866 at Denver, Colorado Terr. Promotions: Corpl 6/16/1865 Intra Regimental Company Transfers: 9/9/1865 from company H to company F Other Information: Member of GAR Post # 40 George A. Custer in Chicago, IL died 10/22/1908. Residence was not listed; 27 years old. Enlisted on 10/15/1863 at Troy, NY as a Captain.
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The item "Civil War Soldier Ltr Hiram C Barney, 21st NY Cavalry Camp Stoneman DC Oct 30 63" is in sale since Monday, September 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Correspondence, Mail". The seller is "antebellumcovers" and is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.