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Know ye, That Bertrell Gotham a Private of Captain A.L. Ames Company, (L), Sixth Regiment of Iowa Cavalry VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled the (12th) twelfth day of December one thousand eight hundred and (62) Sixty Two to serve (3) Three years, or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States, this Seventeenth day of October 1865, at Sioux City, Iowa

by reason of Orders, Secretary of War
(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.)

Said Bertrell Gotham was born in [blank] in the State of New York, is (18) Eighteen years of age, 5 feet 6 1/2 inches high, Light complexion, Hazel eyes, Brown hair and by occupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Sioux City, Iowa, this Seventeenth day of October 1865.

A.L. Ames Capt
6th Iowa Cav
Commanding the Co

H.A. Theaker
Capt 16th U.S. Infty


[written along left margin:]

Filed February [illegible] 1873, R.L Freeman Recorder

[written in middle of form:]

Paid Nov 1 1865 Robert Smith, Paymaster U.S.A.


-source: Soldier's Discharge Record, Volume 1, item 5, 1865-1867, Clayton County, Iowa; LDS film #1516914 #5
-transcribed for Clayton co. IAGenWeb by Sharyl Ferrall
-transcription note: Every effort has been taken to produce a true & accurate transcription, but errors may exist due to the occasional difficulty in reading the microfilm. The researcher should obtain the original record to confirm accuracy.

Thank-you to IAGenWeb volunteer Constance Diamond for making these records available for transcription!!!

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