CIVIL WAR OHIO SQUIRREL HUNTERS DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE 1862 DEFENSE OF CINCINNATI
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CIVIL WAR OHIO SQUIRREL HUNTERS DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE 1862 DEFENSE OF CINCINNATI Picture and Description:
A rare original illustrated SQUIRREL HUNTERS DISCHARGE issued by David Tod, Governor of Ohio, to those citizen volunteers who answered the call in September 1862 to defend the city of Cincinnati from possible attack by Confederate soldiers under General John Hunt Morgan. These volunteers, known as the "Squirrel Hunters", many of whom were old veterans, were thousands of Minute Men who provided their own weapons and ammunition, and answered the Governor's call for assistance. This certificate was issued to F. Ireland, one of that legendary group. Size 9 x 11 1/2, blank reverse, minor tears and creases, some age discoloration and foxing, overall very good condition. A rare survivor from a glorious period in Ohio and Civil War history.... Guaranteed original......$5.00 shipping............. Over forty years in business. Seven day unconditional return. Check our feedbacks and buy with confidence. New York residents add 8.625% sales tax. Payment expected within five days unless other arrangements are made. Foreign shipments are not insured and all customs regulations are followed. Thank you for looking........