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Alberger, William C [Loose Page from Scrapbook of William C. Alberger]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06628.04 Author/Creator: Alberger, William C Place Written: s.l. Type: Scrapbook Date: [1860 to 1870 ca.] Pagination: 2 p. ; 34.2 x 20.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Page contains: Best, R. H. PD: Buffalo, New York, [Summons William Alberger for assistance in riot suppression]. 3 August 1863. 1 p. Best, the Buffalo sheriff, requires Lieutenant Colonel Alberger's presence on 5 August 1863 for prevention and suppression of city riots. Alberger's name is handwritten, while the rest of the document is printed. (9.8 x 20 cm.) Beckwith, Charles. PD: Buffalo, New York, [Invitation to participate in Independence Day activities]. 26 June 1863. 1 p. + docket. Invites Lieutenant Colonel William C. Alberger to prepare for Buffalo's 87th Independence Day celebration. Requests an immediate reply. (21.0 x 13.5 cm.) Clapp, Henry H. ANS: s.l., to unknown. No date. 1 p. Clapp invites an unknown recipient (possibly William C. Alberger), to attend a dinner for members of the 21st Regiment. (16.2 x 10.7 cm.) Alberger, William C. and Rich, Edward T. Ephemera: Buffalo, New York, [Certification that Alberger has paid fees as a member of the Buffalo Young Men's Association]. Circa 1863. 1 card. Signed by Rich as Treasurer of the Association. States that Alberger has paid dues through August 1864. (5.5 x 8.8 cm.) Best, R. H. ALS: Buffalo, New York, to William C. Alberger. 11 August 1863. 1 p. Best, the Buffalo sheriff, invites Lieutenant Colonel Alberger to attend a review of the 65th Regiment, New York National Guard held during the same day. (21.2 x 13.5 cm.) On verso: Unknown. Broadside: s.l., [Recruits African American men to military service in Massachusetts]. Circa 1861-1865. 1 broadside. Declares that the Governor of Massachusetts will pay $50 when each recruit is mustered in, and $100 upon his discharge. States that the term of enlistment is 3 years or during the War. (24.0 x 18.2 cm.) Coolidge, Sidney. ANS: Bridgeport, Alabama, [Military pass]. 7 September 186[1?]. 1 p. Admits Captain Wheeler and his party through the 16th Infantry's line to department headquarters. (10.1 x 20.0 cm.) Best, R. H. ALS: s.l., to William C. Alberger. 12 August 1863. 1 p. Best, the sheriff of Buffalo, New York, requests Captain Alberger's presence at his office during the evening of the same day. (20.0 x 13.5 cm.) Boyd, James N. PDS: Nashville, Tennessee, [Military pass]. 18 September 1863. 1 p. Admits the travel and return of Captain V. J. Wheeler and Elliot M. Dunly through an unspecified military line to Cave City, Kentucky. By order of Brigadier General R. S. Granger. Partially printed document. (8.8 x 14.5 cm.) Kenyon, D. PD: Buffalo, New York, to William C. Alberger. 8 August 1863. 1 p. Notifies Alberger of a regular freemason's communication. Signed by Kenyon as secretary of the Buffalo freemasons. (19.7 x 14.0 cm.)

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesMobs and RiotsDraft RiotsConscriptionFourth of JulyHolidays and CelebrationsEntertaining and HospitalityFraternal OrganizationAfrican American HistoryAfrican American TroopsRecruitmentSoldier's PayMasons

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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