Jewish Colonel Max Friedman Certifies an Enlistment into the Cameron Dragoons

c. August, 1861

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Jewish Colonel Max Friedman Certifies an Enlistment into the Cameron Dragoons
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1 page | SMC 166

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      Into this largely Jewish regiment, the Cameron Dragoons, is enlisted one Joshua Pickering, on or about August 10, 1861; he served with Company G until his death, at Darbytown Road, Virginia, on October 7, 1864. His Commanding Officer, the Jewish immigrant Max Friedman, certifies his enlistment.


      Document Signed (“Col. M. Friedman”), partially-printed but accomplished in manuscript, 1 page, oblong octavo, no place, no date [circa August 1861]; Co-signed by Captain Hennessy, Company G.
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      This is to Certify that Joshua Pickering 
      has enrolled his Name in Company G of  

      Cameron Dragoons, 

      To serve during the Pending War.

      By order of Max Friedman, Col. Commanding.

      J. Hennessy Captain  Co. G

      Col. M. Friedman