Abraham Lincoln 1864 Original Ballot Ticket Civil War Soldier Signed 186th Oh
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Abraham Lincoln 1864 Original Ballot Ticket Civil War Soldier Signed 186th Oh:
AN ORIGINAL "FIELD BALLOT" TURNED IN BY A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER (JACOB REEDY AS SIGNED ON BACK BY HIM-HE WAS A PROUD VOTER AND SIGNED HIS NAME WOULD BE MY GUESS)
A VOTE FOR LINCOLN LEADING UP TO THE 1864 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.WITHIN A SHORT TIME OF WHEN THIS BALLOT WAS USED TO VOTE FOR HIM; LINCOLN WAS ASSASSINATED.
The 186th Ohio Infantry was organized atCamp ChaseinColumbus, Ohio, in February 1865 and mustered in for one year service under the command ofColonelThomas Francis Wilder.
The regiment was attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Separate Division,Department of the Cumberland, to May 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Department of the Cumberland, to July 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Department of the Cumberland, to September 1865.
The 186th Ohio Infantry mustered out of service September 18, 1865, atNashville, Tennessee, and was discharged September 25, 1865, at Columbus, Ohio.Detailed service
Left Ohio for Nashville, Tennessee, March 2. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, March 8, 1865; then to Cleveland, Tennessee, and duty there until May. Moved to Dalton, Georgia, May 2; then to Chattanooga, Tennessee, May 10, and duty there until July 20. Moved to Nashville, Tennessee, July 20, and duty there until September 19. Ordered to Columbus, Ohio, September 19, and mustered out September 25, 1865.
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