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Regiment: 1st Michigan Engineers
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
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
to Louisville Ky=213 miles
Nashville Tenn Aug 21st/62
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