Monday, 1864 October 17, [Cedar Creek], Virginia: “To cast for me and in my name and stead . . . my vote or ballot, the same as if I was personally present at the General election”

[A New York state absentee voter authorization form for a Union soldier stationed in Virginia] Soldier’s Power of Attorney. In pursuance of an Act of the Legislature of the State of New-York, entitled “An Act to enable the qualified electors … Continue reading