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Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Civil War Cavalry,Horse Ownership

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  • M. E. Heatherington
    The latter. Maybe the very first of the 75,000 called up in 1861 got paid on time, but to hear them tell it, nobody else did. ~Madelon H. ...
    Message 1 of 7 , May 30, 2002
      The latter. Maybe the very first of the 75,000 called up in 1861 got paid
      on time, but to hear them tell it, nobody else did.
      ~Madelon H.


      >From: fishx111@...
      >Reply-To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
      >To: civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Civil War Cavalry,Horse Ownership
      >Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 21:10:48 EDT
      >
      >I guess at $21 a month,you probably wondered why you were be paid so
      >much.You
      >made out like a bandit.
      >
      >But the Natl Archives record I have on My Grt GF stated $12. When he
      >mustered
      >out he was owed $100+ , and owed the US Govt $9. Either this was a bonus
      >due, or the pay was not paid timely.From what I can ascertain , the troops
      >were not timely paid.


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