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Know ye, That Edward O'Conner a Private of Captain Edward S. Wright's Company, (F), 62nd Regiment of Penna Volunteers, who was enrolled on the 4th day of July 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 twenty second day of October 1862, at Camp near Sharpsburg by reason of Lumbago and Neuralgia of the Scalp and age.

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

Said Edward O'Conner was born in Antrim in the State of Ireland, is thirty nine years of age, 5 feet 7 1/2 inches high, Dark complexion, Gray eyes, dark hair and by occupation when enrolled a Peddler.

Given at Camp near Sharpsburg, this twenty second day of October 1862.

Jas C. Hull
Lt Col Com'g 62d P.V.


[written at bottom left of form, 2 entries:]

Filed Mar 24th 1879, C.L. McGonigle Recorder

Paid in full, H.P. Andrews, Paymaster U.S.A.

[written in middle of form:]

2d Comprollers office April 15/73, Paid by certificate 60 > 67 $100 Bty Act of Apl 23/72, J.M. Bintram, Comptroller


-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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