The Scotch-Irish of Southwestern Pennsylvania raised the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers and saw heavy combat and losses at Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor and the Petersburg, Virginia Assaults incl the Battle of the Crater and the final bloody Battle of Fort Stedman March 25, 1865, where their commander, Lt Colonel Joseph H Pentecost died of wounds during Lee's Last Offensive. An original January 18th, 1865 Requisition for stationary and writing papers, etc received from Lt George Priest of the notable 57th Massachusetts, approved and signed by Lt Colonel JH Pentecost Commanding the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers, and also signed by Bvt Colonel George W Robinson and by Captain Isaac S Pyle. Of the 100th PVI 1p 8 x 11 ptd/ink. Edge wear, age stains, archival repair on reverse fold, Overall VG.
Comes w War Service info. This Requisition was made while the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers was in the trenches near Poplar Grove Church, Petersburg, 3 months before Colonel Pentecost was mortally wounded leading his men in retaking Forts Haskell and Stedman.
NOTE: Any repair to a paper item is listed. I use only museum curator approved archival repair tape. All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described.