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Know ye, That Frederic Beck a Private of Captain Charles Brunos Company, (K), 17th Regiment of Missouri Infantry VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled on the first day of October 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 fifteenth day of December 1864, at Saint Louis, Missouri by reason of expiration of term of service.

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

Said Private Frederic Beck was born in Feichtwangen in the State of Bavaria, is twenty four years of age, five feet four inches high, fair complexion, gray eyes, brown hair and by occupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at St. Louis Mo., this fifteenth day of December 1864.

Charles Bruno Captain Comd'g
Com K 17th Regt Mo Vol
Commanding the Reg't


[written along right margin:]

Frederic Beck of the Town of Elkport County of Clayton in the State of Iowa on this 1st day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine personally appeared before me the undersigned a notary public for the County and State above mentioned. Frederic Beck who being duly sworn according to law declares that he is the identical Frederick Beck who was a private in the Company Commanded by Captain Charles Bruno in the Regiment 17th Mo Infty Comanded by ... that he enlisted on the first day of October 1861 for the term of three years and was discharged at St Louis Mo on the 15th day of December 1864 by reason of expiration of term of service. Sworn and subscribed to before me the day and year above written. Charles Schecker, Public Notary [Notary Seal] Frederic Beck.

[written in lower left corner of form, 2 entries:]

This sentence will be erased should [illegible] be anything in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier reveiving him unfit for the army (A.J.O. No 991), John A. Thompson Capt 4th U.S. Cavalry, Asst. Com Muster

Filed Sept 2, 1879, C.L. McGonigle, Recorder

[written in middle of form, 3 individual entries:]

Paid Dec. 16, 1864 in full, J.M. Winston, P.M. U.S.A.

Bounty Paid Nov. 26, 1867, E.L. Moore, Paymaster U.S.A.

Paid in full by [illegible words] St. Louis Dec. 16, 1864, 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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