1864 Civil War Request for Pay

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1864 Civil War Request for Pay  (1864) 
by Lucy J. Sullivan

This letter was sent by Lucy Sullivan in 1864, to request the backpay due to her husband, Sgt. Stephen F. Sullivan,of Company H, 2nd Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. Sullivan was imprisoned at the CSA Andersonville prison from May until September 1864

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Lynn Oct 7 1864 Sir

Please to remit the pay due my Husband and oblidge his Wife

Mrs Lucy J Sullivan

Adress Mrs. Lucy J Sullivan Lynn Mass

care of Rice & Hase

Within I inclose a letter that he Wrote to me showing that he is a Prisoner of war

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[First Endorsement]

Lynn Mass Oct. 7.1864

Mrs. Lucy J. Sullivan

Forwards application for her husbands pay S. F. Sullivan Co H 2 Mass Hy Arty now a prisoner of war.

[Second Endorsement]

Respectfully referred to Maj. R. G. Usher Ft Monroe Va

By order of the Actg. Paymr'. Genl. J. H. Eaton Paymr' U.S.A.

P.M.G.O. Oct 10/64

PMGO Oct 10/64

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.