• Creator
  • United States and State Agency
  • Created Date
  • 1867
  • Description
  • Established in 1862. For the collection of bounties, prize money, claims, etc. By a recent act of Congress, three years' volunteers, who enlisted between April 19th, 1861, and July 19th, 1864, and who have been discharged by reason of "expiration of term of service," for wounds received in the line of duty, (the breaking of an arm or leg, or hernia, is a wound), or by the ending of the war, if not less than two years' service, are entitled to ... more
    Established in 1862. For the collection of bounties, prize money, claims, etc. By a recent act of Congress, three years' volunteers, who enlisted between April 19th, 1861, and July 19th, 1864, and who have been discharged by reason of "expiration of term of service," for wounds received in the line of duty, (the breaking of an arm or leg, or hernia, is a wound), or by the ending of the war, if not less than two years' service, are entitled to $100 additional bounty...Sailors and Marines are not included in the late Bounty Act; but, no doubt, justice will be done them at the next session of Congress...by putting them on the same footing with soldiers...J.R. Robinson, United States and States Agent. less
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