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Know ye, That Jerome Goodsell a Private of Captain Limeon N. Eldridge Company, (D ), Sixty first Regiment of Massachusetts VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled on the Fifth day of September one thousand eight hundred and Sixty four to serve one year, or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States, this Fourth day of June 1865, at Near Alexandria V. by reason of Obedience G.O. No 26 Hd. Qus. A. of P. 17th May 1865.

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

Said Jerome Goodsell was born in Jolliett in the State of Illinois, is Twenty Three years of age, five feet 6 1/2 inches high, Light complexion, Grey eyes, Dark hair and by occupation when enrolled a Carpenter.

Given at Near Alexandria V. , this Fourth day of June 1865.

Y.O. Geolvy
Bal. Maj. U.S.A.
Commanding the Reg't


[transcriber is uncertain of the signature of the Reg't commander]

[written at top of form:]

Paid in full by Maj. J.A. Brodhead Paymaster U.S.A.

[written at bottom left of form, 2 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)
L.N. Eldridge, Capt, 61st Mass. Vols, Comdg Co. D

Filed March 25th 1884, Charles Schecker, 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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