Military Subjects:  War of 1812


 

The War of 1812 Magazine

Issue 2: February 2006

 

Documents, Artefacts and Imagery

A Discharge Certificate from the Kentucky Volunteer Militia

 

War of 1812 Certificate of Discharge from 4th Kentucky Volunteer Militia
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This document, which measures roughly 6 square, was presented to William Walker to acknowledge his service in the First Battalion, 4th Kentucky Volunteer Militia, from 27 August 1812 to 10 March 1813. One wonders where Private Walker may have served and whether he participated in any of the opening actions of the war. (Private collection)

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