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Painter, Heber (1841-1900) Quarterly returns of ordnance and ordnance stores

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02016.148 Author/Creator: Painter, Heber (1841-1900) Place Written: Sunbury, Pennsylvania Type: Document signed Date: 28 January 1866 Pagination: 2 p. ; docket : 27 x 49 cm.

Includes returns for I Company 58th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry for the first quarter, 1866.

Before joining the service, Painter was a trained printer from Danville, Pennsylvania. He was mustered as a private into F Company of the 58th Pennsylvania infantry on 8 October 1861 and transferred to I Company on 1 March 1862. While in I Company, he was promoted to Sergeant and eventually mustered out on 21 January 1866 as First Lieutenant. Painter also held a post as Quartermaster's clerk, and performed freedman duties shortly after the war ended.

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