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Fenton, Reuben Eaton (1819-1885) [New York State militia commission for John B. Stonehouse]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00368.02 Author/Creator: Fenton, Reuben Eaton (1819-1885) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Document signed Date: 13 March 1865 Pagination: 1 p. ; 30 x 43 cm.

Commision appointing John B. Stonehouse a colonel in the one hundred eighty-seventh New York State militia. Also signed by Bentley as Act. Asst. Adjutant General.

Reuben Fenton was a Representative, Senator, and Governor for New York.
John Stonehouse was a Major and Inspector of the Ninth Bridage during the Civil War. Afterwards served as Assistant Adjutant General and military agent for the prosecution of war claims agaisnt the United States.

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