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Know ye, That Louis Arnold a Private of Captain A.L. Ames Company, (L), 6th Regiment of Iowa Cavalry VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled on the sixth (6) day of November 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 15th day of July 1864, at Davenport Iowa by reason of Surgeons Certificate of Disability.

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

Said Louis Arnold was born in [blank] in the State of Braunschwig, is Thirty Five years of age, Five feet nine inches high, Dark complexion, Brown eyes, Dark hair and by occupation when enrolled a Mill Wright.

Given at Davenport Iowa , this fifteenth day of July 1864.

John M. Adler
H.A. Surgeon U.S.A.
in charge Genl Hosptl


[written along left margin:]

Written on back of Discharge} Head Quarter Department of the North West. Milwaukee Wisconsin, July, 9th, 1864, To be discharged by Command of Major General Pope.
P.S. Meliree, A.A.A.G.

[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)

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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