Geniack, Jacob – August 31, 1864

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 1st Michigan Infantry

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Know ye, that              Jacob Geniack             a
Private                          of Captain Alexander H. Merritt
Company, ( I), 1st       Regiment of     Michigan Infty
Volunteers, who was enrolled on the        First            day of  Aug
one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one      to serve   Three  years or
during the war, is hereby DISCHARGED from the service of the United States
this       31st      day of  August             , 1864  , at [     ?     ]
Railroad Va                 by reason of   expiration of terms of service
(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exists*)
Said  Jacob Geniack                was born in      Sandwich
in the State of  [  ?  ] Canada       , is  25  years of age,
5       feet  6  inches high, dark  complexion, blue    eyes
black    hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a  Blacksmith
Given at [          ?          ] RR Va         this Thirtyfirst              day of
August             1864 .

(*This sentence will be erased should there be anything                                            Geo C Hopper
in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier                                                  Major
rendering him unfit for the Army.)                                                   Commanding the Reg’t
[A. G. O., No. 99.]
A.H. Merritt                                        G. M. Lauphere
Capt Company “I”                              Capt. 155th P.V.
1st Mich Vet Infty                                A. C. M. 1st Div. 5th Co.


of the town of
County of                    in the State of
on this              day of              in the year
one thousand eight hundred and sixty personally appeared
before me, the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace for the County
and                  above mentioned
who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the
identical                       who was
a                      in the Company commanded by
Captain                        in the Regiment
commanded by
that he enlisted on the day of
for the term of                          and was discharged
at                                 on the                          day
of                                 by reason of

Sworn and subscribed to before me the day and year above written

I certify that                             before
whom the above affidavit purports to have been made, is a Justice
of the Peace duly authorized to administer oaths, and that the
above is his signature.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed
L.S.     my official seal, this                 day of
in the year
at                                 in the State of

Clerk of the