Original 1867 Civil War Discharge New York 7th Regiment Silk Stocking Brigade. By virtues of authority vested in me by the Military Statutes of the State of New York as Colonial commanding the 7th Regiment in the third Brigade and the 1st Division of the militia and by the presence do grant only Lawrence Drake of New York, in the county of New York a Sergeant in the 7th regiment and Honorable Discharge from further service in the Military Forces of the state except in the case of Insurrection or Invasion.Given under my hand at New York, in the county of New York and the state of New York this 14th day of November AD 1867. Sergeant Drake was a member of New Yorks 7th regiment, Silk Stocking Brigade. This was one of New Yorks earliest and most famous militias. These brave men were known as the silk stocking brigade since the men came from affluent areas in New Yorks Manhattan area.
This piece of American Military history will be an important addition to your collection. A copy of the 1870 census report from the neighborhood where the Drake family lived is also included. It lists Lawrence Drake as a Broker residing at the North side of W 37th st at between 5th and 6th avenues. This framed piece has been carefully stored under TrueGuard UV protection glass. This piece is in terrific condition for its age.
The item "Original 1867 Civil War Discharge New York 7th Regiment Silk Stocking Brigade" is in sale since Monday, February 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Documents".
The seller is "drp1331" and is located in Wolfeboro Falls, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.