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Know ye, That Frank Beckmann a Private of Captain Silas Garber Company, (D), 27th Regiment of Iowa Infantry VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled on the nineteenth (19) 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 eight (8) day of August 1865, at Clinton Iowa by reason of Genl Orders No 96 Series 1865 Hdqs Dept of the Gulf June 26th 1865 in accordance with instructions, from War Department May 29, 1865.

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

Said Frank Beckmann was born in Oglace County in the State of Ohio , is Twenty four years of age, six feet one 1/2 inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair and by occupation when enrolled a farmer.

Given at Clinton Iowa, this eight (8) day of August 1865.

E.H. Le'tshy
Major A.A.D.C. Mustering Officer


[written along left margin:]

The soldier named was engaged in the Capture of Little Rock Ark. Sept. 10/63, in the Capture of Ft. De Rufsey La March 14/64 [not sure of day], battle of Pleasant Hill La March 9/64 in which he was severely wounded in his abdomen. Left Prisoner in the hands of the enemy and exchanged October 28th 1864 near Red River Landing. Silas Garber, Capt. Commandy Company

[written at top of form, 2 entries:]

Additional Bounty $100 Paid Mar 11, 1868. E.L. Moore, P.M. U.S.A., Act [illegible] 1866

Paid Aug 8th, 1865, [illegible] Paymaster U.S.A.

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

*This sentence will be erased should there be any thing in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier rendering him unfit for the Army.
A.G.O. No 99

Silas Garber, Capt. Commandy Company

Files January 12th 1884, Charles Schedker, Recorder


-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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