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Unknown Volunteers from Yarmouth for 9 months who have been mustered into the service of the United States in Co E. 5th Reg

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02175.24 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Yarmouth, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1861-1862 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 35 x 21.5 cm.

A list of volunteers mustered into service for nine months.

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