War Between the States

7 1/2 x 9 3/4, in ink.

Invoice of Ordnance Stores turned over by Mott Hooton, Capt. 1st Inf. P.R.V.C., to Lieut. E. Beatty, Act. Ord. Off., at Falmouth, Va., on the 31st day of May 1862. Invoice lists rifled muskets, model 1842 complete, cal. 69, bayonet scabbards cal. 58, cap pouches, cartridge boxes and plates, cal. 69, cartridge box belts and plates, gun slings, screw drivers, wipers, cartridges, elong. ball, cal. 69, etc. I certify that the above is a correct invoice of ordnance stores turned over by me this 31st day of May 1862 to Lieut. E. Beatty, A.O.O. Divis.[ion], Mott Hooton, Capt., 1st Inf. P.R.V.C. Very fine.

Mott Hooton, enlisted on June 4, 1861, as a 1st sergeant, and was mustered into Co. A, 30th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was promoted to 2nd lieutenant, June 10, 1861; captain, October 16, 1861; and major by brevet, March 13, 1865. He was mustered out of the service, on June 13, 1864, at Philadelphia. He had subsequent service in the U.S. Army, from February 23, 1866, until retiring on April 16, 1902.

The 1st Regiment Pennsylvania Reserves, also known as the 30th Pennsylvania Infantry, saw action at Drainesville, Va., the 7 Days battles, Groveton, 2nd Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, the Bristoe campaign, the Mine Run campaign, the Wilderness and Spotsylvania.

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