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Know ye, That Peter Larson a Private of Captain T. Hulburt Company, (H), 74 Regiment of Infantry Illinois VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled on the Third day of December one thousand eight hundred and Sixty three to serve Three years, or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States, this 29th day of May 1865, at Springfield Illinois by reason of Telegram from War Dept dated May 3, 65.

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

Said Peter Larson was born in Norway in the State of [blank], is 18 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, light complexion, Blue eyes, light hair and by occupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Springfield Ill. , this Twenty ninth day of May 1865.

James A. Hall
Capt. 1st US Cavly
Mustering Officer


[written at top of form:]

R.W. McClaugling, Paid May 30=1865, Paymaster US Army

[written at bottom of form, 3 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)

R.W. McClaugling, Paid May -30-1865, Paymaster U.S. Army

Filed April 11th 1892, F.H. Soll, 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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