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Lemon, George E. (fl. 1890) to Nettie C. Maitland

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.10.191 Author/Creator: Lemon, George E. (fl. 1890) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 2 May 1890 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25.8 x 20.5 cm.

Legal document sent to Nettie C. Maitland from George Lemon's law offices in Washington D.C. Refers to her pension claim as a surviving minor of soldier Samuel Hill.

Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.

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