Civil War Allotment/Bounty Document 1864 - $95 (Idaho Falls)
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This is a rare Civil War period Allotment Document showing that Lawrence Murphy of the 19th Regiment of Illinois Volunteers is requesting that $10 be taken from his pay for a bounty that was to be distributed to Morris Clifford. On November 29, 1863, Major General Butler wrote to the Secretary of War requesting him to authorize the payment of a $10 bounty to color recruits. It was approved the following year. Here's your chance to own a piece of American History. Cash only. Local pick up. Shipping available. Text to number provided if interested.
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