Civil War Memorabilia and Yocum Indentures/Deeds.; This collection is arranged by subejct.; Joseph Yocum; Mementos of Major Joseph Warren Yocum; Joseph Yocum; Flag; Sword; Deeds; Fd 1 Honorable discharge from military service, enabling promotion for Sergeant Joseph Warren Yocum, July 23, 1868; Fd 2 Monthly return of quartermaster's stores for February 1865 by Captain Joseph Warren Yocum; Fd 3 Transfer of quartermaster's stores to Lieut. Joseph Warren Yocum, February 1, 1865; Fd 1 Civil War cap, belt buckles, spur, and cartridge.; Fd 1 Letters of Scouts - Indian War in Florida, 1839. Military information collected and sent during Indian War; Fd 2 Letter written by Major Joseph Warren Yocum to his parents, July 16, 1863. Recounts the life of the soldier on the march from Virginia to the battle of Gettysburg and then back to Virginia; Fd 3 Columbia Daily Spy , April 5, 1918. Notice of Major Joseph Warren Yocum's death; Authenticated United States flag of the Civil War era. Dated and signed by makers "W. E. Garrett & Sons, 246 So. Front St., Phila., April 30, 1861."; Authenticated sword of the Civil War era. One of a pair which hung over the door of Attorney Gordon Yocum's grandmother's home; Fd 1 Deed written in Ireland, 1670, and brought to Pennsylvania by one of the early settlers; Fd 2 Deed by Edward and Margaret Shippen, parents of Peggy Shippen who married Benedict Arnold. Property in the deed was a piece of real estate owned by Edward Shippen who was a judge in 1770 and became Chief Justice of Pennsylvania after the Revolutionary War; Fd 3 Deed written in 1775 to Robert Morris who was a financier of the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence; Fd 4 Deed signed by Thomas Mifflin regarding property once owned by Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Mifflin was the first governor of Pennsylvania, was an important person in the First Continental Congress, and was president of Congress in 1783
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