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Eldridge, W. C. (fl. 1900) Elementary manual of practice. Civil war claims.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06264 Author/Creator: Eldridge, W. C. (fl. 1900) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Book Date: 1900 Pagination: 34 p. ; 18.5 x 11.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Manual regarding Civil War pension claims published by the Government Printing Office. Compiled by Eldridge and L. R. Ginn for the office of F. H. Morris, Auditor for the War Department. Includes information on Bounty Acts, veteran's status, heirship in bounty, desertion, death after discharge, recruits, volunteers, drafted men, substitutes, and instructions to African American soldiers, among other topics. Contains a sticker and imprint from Dover Public Library, Dover, New Hampshire. Includes handwritten numbers and letters underneath the title on page three.

People: Eldridge, W. C., fl 1900
Ginn, L. R., fl. 1900
Morris, F. H., fl. 1900

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSoldier's PayAfrican American HistoryPensionsDesertionConscriptionRecruitmentMilitary SubstituteAfrican American Troops

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