Brown, James C. – August 19, 1862

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 1st Michigan Engineers Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures: CERTIFICATE TO BE GIVEN TO VOLUNTEERS AT THE TIME OF THEIR DISCHARGE TO ENABLE THEM TO RECEIVE THEIR PAY, &c. I certify, on honor, that James C. Brown a private of Captain Garrett [  ?  ] Company (G) of the 1st Regiment of Eng & Mechs Volunteers, of the state of Michigan, born in Merren County, State of Pennsylvania aged 24 years; 6 feet 1 inches high: Light complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, and by occupation a Carpenter, having joined the company on its original organization at Marshall Mick, and enrolled in it at the muster into the service of the United States at Waverly Mich on the Tenth day of October, 1861, (or was mustered in service as a recruit, by Capt Henry R Mizner, at Marshall Mich on the Twenty ninth day of October, 1861, to serve in the Regiment) for the term of Three years: and having served honestly and faithfully with his Company in the Tenn & Ala, to the present date, is now entitled to a discharge by reason of Disability. The said James C. Brown was last paid by Paymaster Maj Camp to include the thiirtieht day of April, 1862, and has pay due him from that time to the present date, and also pay for the us of his horse, (having been mounted during the time,) and he is entitled to pay and subsistence for traveling to place of enrolment and whatever other allowances are authorized to volunteer soldiers, or militia, so discharged. He has received Thirty two 65/100 dollars advanced by the United States on account of clothing.

There is to be stopped from him, on account of the state of  ————-, or other authorities,

for clothing, &c., received on entering service, ———–  /100 dollars; also, for expenses of subsistence for traveling from place of enrolment to the place of rendezvous, amounting to ——–  /100 dollars; and on account of the United States for extra clothing received in kind from ———— and for other stoppages, viz: ————— amounting to ————  /100 dollars; and he has been subsisted for traveling to his place of enrolment, up to the             186  . He is indebted ————— , Sutler, ————-  /100 dollars. Given in duplicate, at Stevenson Ala, this 19th day of August, 1862. Capt G Hanning Commanding Company. 513      513 Transportation furnished to Louisville Ky=213 miles Nashville Tenn Aug 21st/62 [  ?  ] capt + aqm