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Regiment: 1st Michigan Infantry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures:
TO BE GIVEN TO VOLUNTEERS AT THE TIME OF THEIR DISCHARGE TO ENABLE THEM TO RECEIVE THEIR PAY, &c.I certify, on honor, that Francis D Frost a Private of Captain Wm A. Throop Company (F) of the First Regiment of Michigan Infty Volunteers, of the State of Michigan, born in Sockport, State of New York, aged 19 years; 5 feet 6 ½ inches high: light complexion, grey eyes, light hair, and by occupation a lawyer, having joined the company on its original organization at Ann Arbor Mich, and enrolled in it at the muster into the service of the United States at Ann Arbor Mich on the Twenty sixth day of July, 1861, (or was mustered in service as a recruit, by Lt. Col. E. B[ ? ], at Ann Arbor, on the Second day of August, 1861, to serve in the Regiment) for the term of three years: and having served honestly and faithfully with his Company in this Reg’t, to the present date, is now entitled to a discharge by reason of Synovitis of the left knee The said Francis D Frost was last paid by Paymaster A N Fletcher to include the 30th day of April, 1862, and has pay due him from the time to the present date, and also pay for the use 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 sixty four (64 25/100 dollars advanced by the United States on account of clothing. There is to be stopped from him, on account of the State off —————-, 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 to ——————-, Sutler, ————— /100 dollars. GIVEN in duplicate, at Camp near New Bridge, VA this fifteenth day of June, 1862. William A Throop Cap’t Commanding Company. NOTE.–Two of these certificates, (or dulplicates,) are to be given to each volunteer soldier who may be discharged previously to the discharge of his company, that he may at once receive from the Paymaster the pay, &c., due him, and the captain or other officer commanding the company, will certify to the act of the delivery of the duplicate certificates: on these certificates the Soldier is “entitled to” his discharge, and should also present his discharge to the Paymaster to have the payment endorsed on it. The discharge is to be given back to the Soldier, by the Paymaster;–the latter only retaining as his voucher the duplicate certificats.