Frances A Blackman

To all whom it may concern

Paid February 24, 1865
E.S. Briley Paymaster
No. 397

Know ye that Frances N. Blackman private of Captain Job Throckmorton's Company (F) fifteenth Regiment of Iowa Infantry Volunteers who was enrolled on the tenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and sixty one to serve three years or during the war is hereby discharged from the service of the United States this 16th day of December 1864  near Savannah, Ga. by  reason of the expiration of his term of service.

(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist*).

Said Francis A. Blackman was born in Guernsey Co. in the state of Ohio is nineteen years of age, five feet ten 1/2 inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair and by occupation, where enrolled a farmer.

Given near Savannah, Ga. this 10th day of December 1861.

Robt. M. Woods
1st St. 64th Ill Vols.
Ale M 4th Div 17 A.C.

This sentence will be erased should there by anything in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier rendering him unfit for the army.

Job Throckmorton Capt
Comd'g F Co. 13th Regt.
Iowa Infantry Volunteers


~ Contributed by Constance Diamond