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RARE US CIVIL WAR 1863 DATED OFFICERS MUNSTER OUT ROLL

RARE US CIVIL WAR 1863 DATED OFFICERS MUNSTER OUT ROLL – THE MEN SERVING IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ARE WELL DOCUMENTED PARTICULARLY THE OFFICERS AND TRACING THIS MAN WAS COMPARATIVELY EASY AS THE MUNSTER ROLLS HAVE GOOD PERSONAL INFORMATION
THE MUNSTER OUR ROLL IS DATED 1863 WHEN JOHN MARSHALL GUION JOINED THE 1st NEW YORK VETERAN CAVALRY AT THE AGE OF 30 AND SHOWS THAT HE WAS PROMOTED TO CAPTAIN IN 1864 AND WAS INVOLVED IN AT LEAST ONE BATTLE (possibly Gettysburg)
THE ROLL IS IN GOOD CONDITION BUT YELLOWED WITH AGE AND IS APPROX 30 x 11 ins
THIS LETTER WAS WRITTEN BY LT JOHN MARSHALL GUION JN (1833 – 1891) OF Co K. 1st NEW YORK VETERAN CAVALRY – MARSHALL WAS PROMOTED TO ITS CAPTAIN IN 1864 AND LATER MAJOR OF THE TROOP AND THIS UNIT WAS FORMED IN NOVEMBER 1863 PRIMARILY OF VETRANS OF OTHER UNITS WHOSE ENLISTMENTS HAD EXPIRED
MARSHALL WAS THE SON OF REV JOHN MARSHALL GUION (1801 – 1878) & ELIZABETH IVES WHEATON (1801 – 1880) OF SENECCA FALLS – SENECCA COUNTY – NEW YORK – HE WAS A LAW STUDENT BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR AND HIS FIRST TOUR OF DUTY WAS AS A PRIVATE IN Co A . 33rd NEW YORK INFANTRY (May 1861 – TO Dec 1862)
MARSHALLS LETTER WAS WRITTEN JUST AFTER THE BATTLE OF NEW MARKET WHERE THE NEW YORK VETERAN CAVALRY LOST65 KILLED – WOUNDED & MISSING – MAJOR GENERAL JOHN C . BRECKINRIDGE ARRIVAL WITH TWO INFANTRY BRIGADES UNDER ECHOLS & WHARTON A CAVALRY BRIGADE UNDER IMBODEN & OTHER INDEPENDANT COMMANDS INCLUDING THE CADET CORPS FROM VMI PROVED TO BE ENOUGH MANPOWER TO TURN FRANZ SIGELS ARMY FRON SHENANDOAH VALLEY

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