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Soldier's Discharge Record



Filed      March 12th A. D., 1942  at 2 o'clock p.m.

Marjorie Downie Lenth          Recorder.

Reference No.  




KNOW YE, That Theodore Sherman a Private of Captain A. S. Ames, Company (S) Sixth Regiment of Iowa Cavalry VOLUNTEERS who was enrolled on the 1st First day of October one thousand eight hundred and (62) Sixty two to serve three years of during the war, is hereby DISCHARGED from the service of the United States, this Seventeenth day of October, 1865, at Sioux City, Iowa by reason of Order  Secretary of War. (No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.)


          Said Theodore Sherman was born in Caletagus  the state of New York, is 18 years of age, feet 10 inches high, light complexion, Black eyes, Brown hair, and by occupation when enrolled, a Farmer.


                              Given at Sioux City, Iowa, this Seventeenth day of October. 1865.

H. A. Sheaker

Capt. 16th U. S. Infty.

A. C. M.

Bounty Paid

Jul 30, 1867

E. L. Moore

Paymaster U. S. A.

A. S. Ames  Capt.

6th Iowa Cav.


Engaged in the Battle of White Stone Hill D. T. Sept. 3, Robert Smith, Paymaster, U. S. A.

Engaged in the Battle of Laih Keah-O Siouz City  D. T. July 28th 1864

Engaged in the Battle of Bad Lands D. T. Aug 8th, 9th, 10th, 1864



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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond