Civil War Leave Of Absence Document For Jewish Soldier Sgt. Solomon B. Kauffman

February 24, 1865

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Civil War Leave Of Absence Document For Jewish Soldier Sgt. Solomon B. Kauffman
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      Sergeant Solomon B. Kauffman - a Jewish soldier with the 202nd Pennsylvania Volunteers – has been furnished transportation from Washington D.C. to Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and back again, on February 24, 1865, on a leave of absence granted by General Auger. The cost of his trip, the Paymaster General of the United States Army is informed by the Assistant Quartermaster’s Office (Railroad Transportation), is $7.36.
      Document Signed (by a Captain & Assistant Quartermaster, his name indecipherable), partially printed and accomplished in manuscript, being a bill for transporting  Sgt. Solomon B. Kauffman, 1 page, quarto, Washington, D.C., February 24, 1865.
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      Assistant Quartermaster's Office,
      (Railroad Transportation,)

      Washington, D. C.,  Feby 24 , 1865

      Paymaster General
      United States Army.

      Sir.

      In obedience to General Orders, No. 38, Series of 1864, I have this day furnished transportation from this city to Mifflin Pa and return, for Sgt. Sol. B. Kauffman , Company B , 202 Regiment, Penna Volunteers, at a cost of $ 7 3/100.

      He is on leave of absence granted by General Augur .

      I have the honor to be, Sir,


      Very respectfully,


      Your obedient servant,

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      Captain, and Assistant Quartermaster.