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Lucas Moser Civil War Discharge

Lucas Moser
Lucas Moser

Lucas Moser CW discharge

Soldier's Certificate of Honorable Discharge

Know ye, That this is to certify that Lucas Moser, a Corporal of Captain Charles Bruno's Company, (K), 17th Regiment of Missouri Infantry VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled on the 2nd day of November one thousand eight hundred and Sixty one, to serve Three years, or during the war, was Honorably Discharged from the military service of the United States, the 15th day of December 1864, at St. Louis, Mo. by reason of expiration of term of service.

This CERTIFICATE is given under the Act of Congress, approval March 3, 1873, upon satisfactory proof that the soldier "has lost his Certificate of Discharge", or that it has been "destroyed without his privity or procutement". The same act of Congress provides that it "shall not be accepted as a exucher for the payment of any claim against the United States for pay, bounty or other allowance, or as evidence in any other use."

Given at the Adjutant General's Office, War Department, Washington, D.C., this Fifth day of January, A.D. 1882.

H.C. Corburn, Asst. Adjutant General


~source: original document
~contributed by Elizabeth Stack, g-granddaughter of Lucas Moser. Lucas Moser emigrated to the US with his parents in 1846. In 1850 19 year-old Lucas, his parents and siblings are living in Madison co. Illinois. They then removed to Clayton co. Iowa where Lucas farmed until about 1900, when he removed to Washington state. Elizabeth's email address is in the surname registry for Moser. Visit the Moser Family Album for Moser family photos and more information on the Moser family.


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