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11585 New York, 21st Vol.Cav. Votes for President  
Soldier voting in the 1864 presidential election.  Partly
printed DS, 4to, soldiers power of attorney allowing
Patrick Regan to cast a vote on behalf of soldier
Richard Tobin (21st Cav.) (Tobin was to be a POW at
White Post Va.) Also signed by Peter Hogeboom Capt.
of the 21st Cav. Accompanied by a nice partly printed
envelope also signed by Tobin and Hogeboom.  $50

Richard Tobin

Residence was not listed; 43 years old.

Enlisted on 1/6/1864 at Troy, NY as a Private.

On 1/13/1864 he mustered into "A" Co. NY 21st Cavalry
He was Mustered Out on 8/31/1866 at Fort
Leavenworth, KS

He was listed as:
* POW 12/6/1864 White Post, VA
* Returned 4/18/1865 (place not stated)