One Hundred Day Volunteer Certificate

These certificates were issued to thousands of men who volunteered service in the armed forces. Unlike other facsimile documents that are copied from original documents, these certificates are original in that they were issued by the War Department and a clerk filled in the information by hand. Not original are the signatures of Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War, and Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States. These signatures were tracings engraved onto the plate and printed as part of the form document.

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