Francis DeWitt Civil War Drummer Boy Soldier Ohio Volunteers Autograph Signed Letter 1890

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Original Historical Ephemera

 

Francis Byron DeWitt (1849-1929) autograph signed legal document 1889

He enlisted as a Drummer Boy with the 46th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at age 12 and served during the Battle of Shiloh and the Corinth campaign.

In 1862 he reenlisted with the 121st Ohio Volunteers and served the duration of the war, partially as a prisoner of war in Salisbury, Danville, and Libby prison.

After the Civil War he worked as a lawyer and state congressman in both Ohio and Michigan.

 

 The document measures 7.75 x 12.5 inches, suitable for framing

 

Good condition, with light age wear

Guaranteed authentic

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