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    Union Private William J. McKee Military Archive, including numerous documents and a Willis & Co.'s Bank Note List and Counterfeit Detector imprint dated 1850. The Civil War-dated documents consist of a Union discharge certificate; cut signatures of union officers; monthly military returns; furlough certificate; "Account of Pay and Clothing"; and more. Post-war pension documents included are dated early twentieth century. Also included are numerous photocopies of McKee-related military documents, as well as the "Order for Copies of Veterans Records" dated 1983. Some research material is included, but this group is worthy of more research. Well cared for with expected soiling and age toning. Twenty-year-old Private William J. McKee from Pittsburg served in the 5th Regiment Sickles Excelsior Brigade Infantry, 74th New York Volunteers, Co. "A".

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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