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Know ye, That John Minnihan a Private of Captain Alexander H. Stauton's Company, (F), Sixteenth Regiment of U.S. Infantry VOLUNTEERS, who was enlisted on the Sixteenth day of November 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 eight day of February 1864, at Tyners Station, Tennessee by reason of his having reinlisted of G. order No 25 War Dept Jan 1864.

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

Said John Minnihan was born in Brattleborough the State of Vermont, is Twenty one years of age, five feet Ten inches high, Light complexion, Grey eyes, Light hair and by occupation when enlisted a Farmer.

Given at Tyners Station Tenn. this Twenty eighth day of February 1864.

R.P. Barry
Captain 16th US Inf. 5
Commanding the Reg't

Character Good
E.R. Kellogg
1st Lieut Comdg Company

*This sentence will be erased should there be anything in the conduct or physical conditioning the soldier rendering him unfit for the army. A.G.O. No 99


[written along right margin:]

"In battle of "Shiloh" April of '62. Wounded in battle of "Stone River" Dec. 31st of 1862. In [illegible] at "Hoovers Gap" Tenn, June 26th, 1863. In Skirmish at "Buzzard's Roost" Ga. Feb 26th 1864" E.R. Kellogg, 1st Lieut Com'dg Company

[written at top of form:]

Paid in full including bounty $243.70, Robt. Smith of U.S.A. P.M. U.S.A., Louisville, Ky, Mch 14/64

[written at bottom left of form:]

A.G.O. No. 78


-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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