War Between the States

Signed by soldier wounded at Opequan, Va. in 1864

2 sided, 10 1/4 x 15, imprinted form, filled out in ink. Itemized accounting of clothes issued to Private Samuel Allen. Lists pants, socks, blanket, drawers, shoes and shirt, with the money value of each. Signed twice by Samuel Allen, and signed twice as a witness by John F. Heritage. The reverse of the document is for James W. Blakey, for pants, shoes, socks, blankets. over coat, and drawers, with money value of each. Signed by James W. Blakey and John F. Heritage. Light age toning and wear. Very fine.

Samuel Allen, enlisted on August 15, 1862, as a private, and was mustered into Co. B, 119th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was mustered out of service on June 19, 1865.

John F. Heritage, enlisted on August 8, 1862, as sergeant, and mustered into Co. B, 119th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was promoted to 1st lieutenant, June 21, 1864; and captain, July 24, 1864. He was wounded on September 19, 1864, at Opequan, Va. He mustered out on June 19, 1865.

James W. Blakey, enlisted on August 22, 1862, as a private and mustered into Co. B, 119th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was mustered out of service on June 19, 1865.

The 119th Pennsylvania Infantry saw action at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Petersburg, and the Appomattox campaign, to name but a few places.

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