To all whom it may Concern
Know ye that Francis A. Blackman private of Captain Joe Throckman, Iowa Company--fifteenth required of Iowa Infantry Volunteers who was
===on the tenth day of October one thousand eighteen hundred and sixty one to
serve three years or during the war is hereby discharged from the service of the
United States this 10th day of December 1864? hear summoned ---by reason of the
expiration of his term of service (No objective to his being re-enlisted is
known to exist) .
Said Francis A. Blackman was born in Guernsey, ---in the
State of Ohio is nineteen years of age, five feet two 1/2 inches, high right
complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation, where enrolled a farmer
given ---Savannah, Ga. this 10th day of December.
Robt. W. Woods
1st ---64th Ill. Volls.
Ale. M 4th Div. 17th Ale.??
This sentence will be erased should there be anything in
the conduct on physical conditions of this soldier rendering him unfit for
~ Contributed by Constance Diamond