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A collection of Civil War military discharges, ordnance records, muster rolls and other documents. Most of the items pertain to soldiers who served in the 2nd and 3rd Maryland Infantry Regiments of the Potomac Home Brigade.

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William J. Raley discharge certificate

Collection Location: Allegany County Historical Society, Cumberland, Maryland

Collection Contributor: WHILBR – Western Maryland’s Historical Library

Collection Overview: Included in this collection are 17 Civil War military discharges, ordnance records, muster rolls, and other documents. The majority pertain to soldiers who served in the 2nd or 3rd Maryland Infantry Regiments of the Potomac Home Brigade. Most of the soldiers lived in Cumberland, or other areas within or close to Allegany County, Maryland.

Related material:

National Park Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database. "Regiment Details, 2nd Regiment, Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade" at http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMD0002RI03

National Park Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database. "Regiment Details, 3rd Regiment, Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade" at http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UMD0003RI02

 

 
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