Geniack, Jacob – August 31, 1864

Michigan Civil War Collection

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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. OATH OF IDENTITY 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