This is a piece of the 24th Michigan Infantry battle flag from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that was shot to pieces and divided up among the soldiers. This particular piece was sent home by Timothy O. Webster in a letter dated February 17, 1864.
No. 2061 Michigan Masonic Home Association, Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is to Certify, that Brother S. Holton is an active Member of the Michigan Masonic Home Association Given under the seal of the Association at Grand Rapids Mich, this 21st day of June A.D. 1887 Wm Dunham President Howerd Nash Secretary
Jan. 21 87 Dear Mother Accept love and good wishes for your anniversary day Your years have been lengthend out beyond the allotted time of life and faithfully have you ministered to the wants of your family
REQUISITION for Forage for three Private Horses, in the service of Officer 1st Reg’t Mich Eng’rs + Mech’s U.S. Army, at [ ? ] Kentucky for four days, commencing the 26th of December 1867, and ending the 29th of December 1867.
University of Michigan Laboratory of Analytical and Applied Chemistry March 23 1866 This may certify that Mr. S.M. Holton has prosecuted the study and practice of Analytical Chemistry in this Laboratory for the period of two months having completed in that time the abbreviated course in Qualitative Analysis. S. H. Douglasse Prof. of Chem.
Detroit 29th December 1865 I certify that John Hogan a recruit of the 7th Mich. Cavl. Deposited of his bounty at Draft [ ? ] at Jackson on the 6th March 1865 the Sum of one hundred and ninteen 30/100 dollars ($119.30) and that he has made no assignment thereof. Joshua Howard [ ? ] Paymaster U.S.A.
$73. Jackson, Mich., Dec 21st 1865 Paymaster U.S.A., Pay to M.B. Breitenbach, Seventy Three dollars, and deduct the same from money due me from the U.S. on mustering out of U.S. Army. Name: Louis Mathieson Co G 7 Reg’t Mich Cavalry