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Hiram Scofield
Posted by: Jack Haile (ID *****3959) Date: April 12, 2004 at 10:37:39
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Hi, I just noticed a great piece of history of a Scofield for sale on ebay, " Hurry "it's up on Apr 21 04, A General Hiram Scofield, B:1830 N.Y.and lived in Washington County, Iowa, a document signed by Abraham Lincoln and Edwin M Stanton,( real signatures I assume) promoting him to Captain, June 11 1862, its framed professionally and is a great family heirloom, he was in charge of many colored troops and was instrumental in the underground railway before the War, and was aprominent Lawyer after the War,the Item started at $2500.00. Just an interest I happened to see and was hoping to find a family member.


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