Black Hawk Putnam's certificate of nonliability, 1863

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Black Hawk Putnam of Houlton found a substitute to serve in his place in the Civil War. This certificate of non-liability shows that he did not have to serve additional time.

Putnam was captain of Co. E of the 1st Maine Cavalry from its founding on Oct. 19, 1861 until he was honorably discharged on Feb. 19, 1863.

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  • Title: Black Hawk Putnam's certificate of nonliability, 1863
  • Creator: Board of Enrollment of the fourth District of the State of Maine
  • Creation Date: 1863-09-25
  • Subject Date: 1863-09-25
  • Locations:
    • Houlton, Aroostook County, ME
    • Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 22 cm x 17.5 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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