Holman Melcher certificate of condition of equipment, Virginia, 1865
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Capt. Holman Melcher of Co. F of the 20th Maine Volunteers wrote and signed a sworn statement that a batten and snare drum heads that he returned were "worn out in the Public Service - by use in the Drum Corps of the 20th Regt. Maine Volunteers."
When the items were returned, Melcher was a 1st lieutenant and acting adjutant of Co. F and wrote that the regiment was in "active operations" and he could not then fill out the proper paperwork.
The document appears to be a draft of the one he sent to headquarters.
- Title: Holman Melcher certificate of condition of equipment, Virginia, 1865
- Creator: Melcher, Holman S.
- Creation Date: 1865
- Subject Date: 1865
- State: VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 25.3 x 20
- Local Code: Coll. S-1964, Misc. Box 94/14
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
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