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Great War Helmet, 1914-1918.


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Soldier's Discharge Record



Filed      March 3rd A. D., 1942  at 3 o'clock p.m.

Marjorie Downie Lenth          Recorder.

Reference No.  




KNOW YE, That Christian S. Maxson a Private of Captain 1st Lieut. A. Treadwll, Company (B) 21st Regiment of Iowa Inf. Volunteers who was enrolled on the Sixth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty two to serve three years of during the war, is hereby DISCHARGED from the service of the United States, this Fifth day of June, 1865, at New Orleans, Louisiana by reason of Gen. Order No. 84 Hd. Qrs. Mil. Div. West. Miss. (No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.)


          Said Christian S. Maxson was born in the state of Indiana, is 19 years of age, feet 5 3/4 inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair, and by occupation when enrolled, a Farmer.


                              Given at New Orleans, La, this Fifth day of June. 1865.

  By Order of Colonel Newman.

Jas. W. Baker

Surgeon U. S. V. in Chicago

Makine U. S. A. Gen. Hospital

D. L. Fenns

1st Lt. 62nd U. S. C. Inf.
A. C. M.
Paid June 13th 1965    
W. E. Emersen    
Pay Master U. S. A.    


~ source: Clayton County, Iowa Discharges. LDS microfilm #1516914 Item #6

~transcribed by Constance Diamond