148th Pennsylvania Infantry
Signed by Captain wounded at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Petersburg
8 x 6, manuscript in ink.
Invoice of Camp and Garrison Equipage belonging to Co. A, 148th P.V. which was taken by two deserters from the company. The said property was charged against these deserters on the muster and pay rolls for August and September 1863.
2 Knapsacks & Straps
I certify that the above is correct and that the property was charged as stated.
Capt. Co. A, 148th P.V.
Age toning and wear.
Robert H. Forster, was a 33 year old resident from Rebersburg, Pa., when he enlisted as a captain, on September 1, 1862, and was commissioned into the 148th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was wounded in action three times during the war. These wounds occurred at Chancellorsville, Va., on May 3, 1863; Gettysburg, Pa., on July 3, 1863; and Petersburg, Va., on June 18, 1864. He was discharged because of his wounds on December 22, 1864.