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Know ye, That Thomas Kennelly a Private of Captain A.S. Dykeman Company, (H), 1st Ball. 16th Regiment of US Infantry, who was enlisted the 10th day of January one thousand eight hundred and Sixty Two to serve Three years, is hereby Discharged from the Army of the United States, in consequence of Expiration of Term of Enlistment.

Said Thomas Kennelly was born in Ireland, is 21 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, Fair complexion, Grey eyes, Brown hair and by occupation when enlisted a Farmer.

Given Under my hand at Lookout Mountain, Tenn, this 10th day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and Sixty five

E.Gay Capt 16 Infy, Commanding
Lyman S. Strickland Capt 16th US Inf Company, Commanding

Character Good


[written in the lower left corner, 2 entries:]

Erasure in 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 made by recorder, new discharge being written on different form.

Recorded Jany 15, 1867, W.D. Crooke Recorder

[[written across middle of form:]

Paid January 14, 1865 off [illegible] Roll


-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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