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Know ye, That Charles P. Tripp a Corporal of Captain J.M. Holbrooks Company, (F), 27th Regiment of Iowa Infantry VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled on the Thirteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and Sixty Two to serve Three years, or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States, this Twenty Sixth day of May 1865, at New Orleans Lousiana

by reason of Gen. Order No. 48 C.S. Hd qrs Mil Div. West Miss
(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.)

Said Charles P. Tripp was born in Canada in the State of [blank], is Twenty four years of age, 5 feet Eight inches high, Light complexion, Blue eyes, Light hair and by occupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at New Orleans, La this 26th Twenty Sixth day of May 1865.

Jas. W. Chamberlan
Capt 10th U.S.C. Arty (H)
A.C.M. Must'g Office
Dept Gulf

(A.G.O. No 99)
J.B.G. Baxter
Surgeon U.S.
[illegible] in Charge
Barracks, U.S.A., General Hospital


[written along left margin:]

This Soldier has been in the following Battles: T.A. De Russy, La. March 16th, 1864. Pleasant Hill La. April 9th, 1864. Old Oaks La. May 18, 1864. Lake Phicot Ark. June 5, 1864. Tupelo, Miss. July 14, 1864. Old Town Creek, Miss. July 15, 1864, where he was wounded. Battle of Cumberland Heights, Tenn. Dec. 15, 1864, where again wounded, as is shown by description list.
Jos. W. Chamberlan Capt. 10th U.S.C. Arty (E)
A.C.M. Must'g Officer
Dept Gulf

[written in bottom left corner of form:]

Filed March 2, 1875, R.L. Freeman

[written near top of form, 4 individual entries:]

Paid in full June 2, 1865, O.T. Turney [remainder illegible]

Additional Bounty $100 Paid May 22, 1868, E.L. Moore, P.M. U.S.A., Act July 29, 1864

Illinois Central R.R. June 8, 1868, Cairo

D. & [illegible] R.R., June 9, 1865, Dubuque


-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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