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[Warrant, September 9, 1825]

Description: Warrant to Chauncey H. Redway establishing his rank as 1st Sergeant of a Company under the command of Captain J. D. Smith in the 21st Regiment, 5th Brigade, and 1st Division of Artillery of the Militia of the State of New York.
Date: September 9, 1825
Creator: Camp, Elisha
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[Captain's Warrant, August 25, 1829]

Description: Warrant from Captain Chauncey H. Redway to Sergeant Frien O. Payn. The warrant orders Payn to warn the listed persons to appear armed and equipped for Company parade at the house of John Burch at 8 o'clock AM on September 7. Payn is also charged with warning the named persons to appear at the Presbyterian Meeting House in Sacket's Harbor at 8 o'clock AM on September 18 for the general muster.
Date: August 25, 1829
Creator: Redway, Chauncey H.
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[Last Will and Testament of Chauncey H. Redway, November 7, 1854]

Description: Last will and testament of Chauncey H. Redway on November 7, 1854. Upon his death, Redway wishes to give his wife Lodema one-third of the avails of his farm; his daughter Harriet $100 and two cows; his daughter Electa $100; his daughter Cornelia $200; his granddaughter Ida $100; his granddaughter Ellen Loretta $200; and his son Hamilton K. Redway all the remainder of his estates. Redway appoints Thomas C. Chiltenden to be executor of the will. The will was examined and executed on October 1, 1855.
Date: November 7, 1854
Creator: Redway, Chauncey H.
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[Testimony of Witness to Will, October 1, 1855]

Description: Testaments of Witness to the will of Chauncey H. Redway by Samuel Bemis, Joseph A. Bemis, and David J. Redway on October 10, 1855. These documents were recorded in Jefferson County on April 18, 1860 in Book 143 of Deeds. Written at the same time of his will, verifying what is said in his will.
Date: October 1, 1855
Creator: State of New York
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[Civil War Muster Booklet]

Description: "Muster into service" booklet listing all the men, presumably in Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry. The lists contain physical descriptions of men, place of birth, location of enlistment, etc.
Date: 1863/1865
Creator: [Redway, Hamilton K.]
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[Letter from John H. Caldwell, February 21, 1863]

Description: John Caldwell has obtained leave of absence for sixty days. The reason for the leave of absence was because they would not let him retire and gave him the absence only if officers could be found to run his command. He wanted his captain to take command but the department would not allow it. Even if he had been granted retirement, it would have ended the same with a temporary command. He was able to acquiesced Dr. Col. Cunningham, a West Point graduate and a gentlemen to take the temporary command.
Date: February 21, 1863
Creator: Caldwell, John H.
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[Volunteer enlistment document of Joseph Short, September 18, 1862]

Description: Volunteer enlistment in 1st regiment of the Veterans Company by Joseph Short, born in Ireland, but residing in Binghamton, New York and working as a laborer. This was his second enlistment. He first enlisted in Company C of the 27th regiment of New York State Volunteers.
Date: September 18, 1863
Creator: Roark, Lieutenant John E.
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