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5th New Jersey Infantry - NEW

Item DOC-9678
September 30, 1864 David H. Ayres
Price: $65.00

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Camp 5th Battalion Infantry Volunteers
Near Petersburg, Virginia

September 30th 1864

I certify on honor that on the 9th day of September 1864, Company D of the 5th Battalion Infantry was formed of recruits from Depot, of which I was placed in command and took up the camp and garrison equipage annumerated below:

The following is the camp and garrison equipage so annumerated for which on invoices has been recorded, viz:

56 Fifty-six knapsacks
59 Fifty-nine haversacks
67 Sixty-seven canteens and straps
112 One hundred and twelve great coat straps

David H. Ayers
Captain
5th Battalion Infantry Volunteers
Commanding, Companies A and D