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Know ye, That William H. Appleton a Private of Captain William W. Lyons Company, (B), 21st Regiment of Iowa Infantry VOLUNTEERS, who was enrolled the Sixteenth day of August 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 Fifteenth day of July 1865, at Baton Rouge La

by reason of instructions from WD in G.O. no 64 M&WM,cs
(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.)

Said William H. Appleton was born in Bucks County in the State of Pennsylvannia, , is Twenty Three years of age, 5 feet 7 3/4 inches high, Dark complexion, Brown eyes, Brown hair and by occupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Baton Rouge, this fifteenth day of July 1865.

Eil S. Hawk
Capt 114th Ohio Vols ACM, Mustering Officer

W.W. Lyons
Capt Comdg Company


[written along left margin:]

Filed for Record Jany 15th 1867, W.D. Crooke Recorder

[written at top of form:]

Paid in full July 24, 1865, Sam E. Adams, Paymaster U.S.A.


-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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