To all whom it may concern.
Know ye that Selinus Cheeseman a private of
Captain Jos W. Gilson Company (E), eighty-third regiment of Illinois
Vols who was enrolled on the thirty first day of July one thousand
eight hundred and sixty two to serve three years is hereby
discharged from the service of the United States this twenty fourth
day of March 1863 at Paducah, Kentucky by reason of Surgeons
Certificate of Disability.
(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known
to exist) Said Selinus Cheeseman was born in Eric Co. in the state
of Pennsylvania is thirty seven years of age, five feet five and a
half inches high, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, and by
occupation when enrolled a farmer.
Given at Paducah, Ky. this twenty fourth day of
By order of Lieut. H.B. Bufard
Chief of Genl Hospt 4th Division
Wm. M. Cooper
1st Lt. A.C.D.C.
Fited for Record in the Records Office of Mills
County, Iowa March 10th, 1894
C.M. Sharpe Recorder
By M H. Byers Dept.
~ Contributed by Constance Diamond