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Soldier's Discharge Record



Filed      March 21st, 1942  at 10 A. M.

Marjorie Downie Lenth                       Recorder.

Reference No.  


Additional Bounty, $100   C. & N. W.  R'Y
Paid Apr 11 1868   AUG. 7, 1865
E. L. Moore P. M. U. S. A.   Clinton
Act July 30, 1866 Paid Aug 8 1865  
  E. S. Bailey, Paymaster, U. S. A.  



     KNOW YE, That Louis Stoeffler a Private of Captain Silas Garber, Company (D) 27h Regiment of Iowa Inftr. VOLUNTEERS  who was enrolled on the twentieth 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 eighth (8) day of August, 1865, at Clinton, Iowa by reason of Govt. Order No. 96 dated Hdy Dept. of this Gulf   June 26" 1865 in accordance with instructions from War Dept. May 20" 1865.


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


    Said Louis Stoeffler was born in Bavaria,  in the state of Trupia  is eighteen years of age, five  feet 51/2 inches high, dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, and by occupation when enrolled, a minor.


                              Given at Clinton, Iowa this eighth (8) day of August. 1865.


E. Detshy

  Maj. A. A. D. C. Mastering Officer  

Silas Garber

Capt. Commandy Company

The within named was engaged in the capture of Little Rock, Ark   Sept. 10/63
  capture of Ft DeRupel, La.  March 14/64  
  battle of Pleasant Hill, La.   April 7/64  
  battle of Old Oak, La.  May 18" 1864  
  battle of Lake Chicot, Ark.  June 6/64  
  battle of  Tupelo, Miss. July 14/64  
  Silas Garber  
  Capt. Commandy Company  


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

~transcribed by Constance Diamond