Image of a military register certificate with a list of names of military personnel framed by images of battle scenes from the American Civil War, soldiers reunited with families, women representing Justice and Liberty, columns, and portraits of Abraham Lincoln and his war generals; history of the 109th U.S.C. Infantry at bottom center. Date supplied by cataloger based on item text.
"The organization of the 109th U.S.C. Infantry was ordered at Louisville, Ky., S.O. No. 104 War Department, Adjt. Gen. Office, dated June 18, 1864. July 1, 1864, the requisite number of men to complete a maximum regiment was reported... The 6th of Feb., 1866, the regiment was mustered out of the United States service, and placed en route for Louisville, Ky., to be discharged, where it arrived March 4th, and with the old colors, and the band, of which the regiment felt so proud, marched to Taylor barracks, when it was discharged, and with the best of feeling disbanded, each returning to his home and friends."--text, bottom center of image.
1 engraving : uncolored ; overall 52.71 x 42.86 cm (20 3/4 x 16 7/8 in.)
Battlefields--Pictorial works Battles--Pictorial works Eagles--Pictorial works Flags--Pictorial works Generals--United States--Pictorial works Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Pictorial works Soldiers--Pictorial works United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Registers Women--Pictorial works Intaglio prints--1850-1875. (gmgpc) Registers. (gmgpc)
Jay T. Last Collection Military Large Size American Civil War The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library