1. Category:
  2. Manuscripts & Documents (7,187)

Volunteer bounty voucher for Henry A. Taylor.

Other Title:
Civil War documents collection, Union documents, 1865 Feb. 16.
Item ID:
Peru, Indiana : Auditor's Office, Miami County, 1865.
Call Number:
E457 .T395 1865 FEB 16
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] pages) ; 12 x 22 cm
Bounties, Military -- United States.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 151st (1865). Company D.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Miami County (Ind.)
Title supplied by cataloger.; Printed "Bounty to Volunteers" form "No. 725" dated February 16, 1865, filled in and signed by Charles Pefferman, Auditor M. Co. "This is to certify, that Henry A. Taylor having volunteered and entered the service of the United States under the late call of the President ... is entitled to receive from said County, on the 10th day of March, 1866 the sum of fifty dollars." Across the front of the document are three entries in red ink showing orders drawn for $20 (March 17/66), $10 (April 6/67) and $12.50 (June 5/68). Docketed on verso "R M Taylor for H.A. Taylor" and "Henry A. Taylor" in two different hands.; The Indiana 151st Infantry was one of the regiments recruited under the president's call of December 19, 1864. It was mustered in at Indianapolis on March 3, 1865, for one year, with Joshua Healy as colonel. Company D was raised in Miami county and Nathan Stephens was captain. Henry A. Taylor was listed as one of the privates. On March 9, 1865, six days after it was mustered in, the regiment arrived at Nashville, Tennessee, where it was assigned to General Rousseau's command, with which it moved to Tullahoma and remained in that vicinity until June. It was then employed in post and garrison duty at Nashville until mustered out on September 19, 1865.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
Manuscripts & Documents