Sunday, March 09, 2008
John R. Atwater Civil War Document
Civil War document written, August 13, 1863 the camp of the 15th Connecticut Voluteer Regiment was located at Portsmouth, Virginia. The purpose of the document was to make an installment payment of 10 dollars due to John R. Atwater on a bounty of a $100.00 that was promised him from the state of Connecticut as an incentive to enlist in company 'K' of the 15th Connecticut volunteer regiment. The voucher is signed by Atwater and his commanding officer Henry H. Stiles.