Albert Brockett, A Custer Wolverine. Soldier was at Yellow Tavern.
Involved in Jeb Stuart Death. Fort Kearney Indian War Duty As Well. Here is an ORIGINAL 1866 Bounty Claim Deed for a soldier named Albert Brockett, who served in General George Armstrong Custer's famed 6th Michigan Calvary, The Wolverines. Brockett's duty periods include participation in several important important Civil War Battles, notably the attack at Yellow Tavern under Custer's Command when Confederate Calvary Leader Jeb Stuart was killed. At the end of his career, he was left at the important Indian War Outpost, Fort Kearney, during the Indian War Period, after being picked up in the field and falling behind one of his regiments famed marches.This is detailed in this request for unpaid monies. The document is in nice condition and provides an intimate look into the inner workings of a famed outfit under the ever controversial General Custer, regarding important actions in both the Civil War and the looming Indian Wars of the Time Period. Brockett is listed as a member of Company M of the Michigan Cavalry under the Command of "Custis" , a named connected to George Washington's Wife's family. This could also be Custer (sic) as Tom Custer, George's brother who was associated to this regiment as well, while winning two Medal of Honor Awards. Check that out, as viewed in the photos and some research could provide valuable information and skyrocket the value of this.
The item "1866 Civil War Bounty Claim Custer 6th Michigan Cavalry Soldier Fort Kearney" is in sale since Wednesday, July 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".aink" and is located in Absecon, New Jersey.
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