Includes attached document after his promotion to Lieutenant Colonel, 121st U.S. Colored Infantry
17 x 11, imprinted form, filled out in ink. Pay Voucher of Captain W.A. Gage, Co. L, 12th Ohio Cavalry. For the period Oct. 1, 1864, to Oct. 31, 1864. Includes account for his private servant.
I hereby certify, on honor, that I am on Detached duty by authority of Special Order No. 197, dated Aug. 17, 1864, Headquarters of Mil. Dist. Ky., Bvt. Maj. Gen. S.G. Burbridge. W.A. Gage, Capt. Co. L, 12 O.V.C.
I hereby certify that I have seen and noted this payment on the above mentioned Order. Coates Kinney, Paymaster, U.S.A.
Signed at the bottom by Gage again acknowledging receipt of pay from Coates Kinney, Paymaster, U.S.A.
There is a separate, 7 1/2 x 6 1/2, manuscript document attached to the pay voucher.
Head Quarters 121 U.S.C.I.
Maysville, [Ky.], Nov. 12, 1864
Maj. Coates Kinney
Enclosed please find corrected Pay Accounts.
W.A. Gage, Lt. Col.
Comdg. 121 U.S.C.I.
Check No. 698 sent as above. Nov. 14, 1864. $126.95.
Light age toning and wear, with some scattered staining.
After the war, William A. Gage, served as an officer in the 13th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery.