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The Congress of the Confederate States of America (House bill, no. 8.) . . . A bill continuing in pay all discharged soldiers by reason of wounds and injuries received in the service.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06745.039 Author/Creator: The Congress of the Confederate States of America Place Written: Richmond Type: Printed document Date: 23 January 1863 Pagination: 3 p. ; 14.3 x 22 cm.

Summary of Content: stamp of record division

People: Johnson, Homer Uri, fl. 1896

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaGovernment and CivicsLawSoldier's PayInjury or Wound

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