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Abraham Lincoln Fancy Cancel 1864 Civil War Letter Cover Gen M Meigs Free Frank For Sale

Abraham Lincoln Fancy Cancel 1864 Civil War Letter Cover Gen M Meigs Free Frank

RARE original old vintage LINCOLN FANCY CANCEL cancellation postmark on Civil War General Montgomery C. Meigs Free Frank , 1864 or 1865 cover. About 8.25 x 3.625 inches, addressed to Lieut. C. W. Flagler, Company C, Second New York Mounted Rifles. Com Adjutant General State of New York, Albany NY has been crossed off and the letter was redirected to Lockport NY. FREE FRANK from the Quartermaster General's Office, M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster General. With Albany N. Y. LINCOLN FANCY CANCEL. Not dated but the 2nd Mounted Rifles served in the Civil War from 1863 to 1865. Historical records show that C. W. Flagler was mustered in as second lieutenant of Company C in January, 1864, promoted to first lieutenant of Company L in February, 1865, and Capt. In May, 1865 so I am dating this cover between January1864 and early1865. Possibly related to Lincoln's 1864 election campaign or April 1865 assassination? Lt. Flagler was from Lockport NY. Envelope only - no letter included.

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2nd NY Mounted Rifles Regiment, Governor's Guard: Left the State: March 1864, Mustered out: August 10,1865

July 2, 1863, Col. John Fisk received authority to recruit a regiment of infantry; August 24, 1863, this authority was modified, making the organization to be recruited a regiment of mounted rifles. It was organized at Lockport and Buffalo, and the companies were mustered in the service of the United States for three years: at Lockport A and I October 31 and November 2, 1863, respectively; at Fort Porter, Buffalo, B, C, D, E and L January 12th, 26th, 27th, 29th and 25th, respectively; F and G February 5, and H, K and M February 4, 6 and 13, 1864, respectively.

The companies were recruited principally: A at Lockport, Buffalo, Batavia and Ridge-way; B at Caneadea, Centerville, Farmersville, Eagle, Gainesville, Hume, Rushford, Pike and Lockport; C at Lockport, Niagara, Royalton, Attica, Cambria, Tonawanda, Buffalo, Java and Warsaw; D at Buffalo, Collins, Tonawanda and Clarence; E at Buffalo, Lockport, Carlton, Wilson, Cambria and Newfane; F at Lockport, Arcadia, Lyons, Buffalo, Grand Island and Palmyra; G at Thompson, Monticello, Bethel, Callicoon, Liberty and Fallsburgh; H at Buffalo, Amherst, Colden, Grand Island, New Hudson and Tonawanda; I at Lockport, Buffalo and Lewiston; K at Buffalo, Grand Island, Orangeville, Amherst, Tonawanda and Warsaw; L at Barre, Carlton, Gaines, Java, Kendall, Ridgeway and Shelby; and M at Buffalo, Batavia, Danube, Attica, Little Falls, Mannheim, Middlefield, Jordan and Prattsburgh.

The regiment left the State in March, 1864, and served as infantry at and near Washington, D. C., in 22d Corps; in the Provisional Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Corps, from May 15, 1864; in 1st Brigade, 2d Division, 9th Corps, Army of Potomac, from June 11, 1864; in the 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 9th Corps, from September, 1864; mounted in the 3d Brigade, 2d Division, Cavalry, Army of Potomac, from November 16, 1864; in Department of Virginia, from May, 1865.

Commanded by Lieut.-Col. Joseph H. Wood, the regiment was honorably discharged and mustered out, August 10, 1865, at Petersburg, Va., having during its service lost by death, killed in action, 7 officers, 67 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 2 officers, 29 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 1 officer, 112 enlisted men; total, 10 officers, 208 enlisted men; aggregate, 218; of whom 20 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.

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