Grundy, Isaac – September 15, 1862

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 1st Michigan Light Artillery 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 Isaac Grundy, a private of Captain Andrews Batty (   ) of the         Regiment of Artillery Volunteers, of the State of Michigan, aged 36 years; 6 feet     inches high: Light complexion, Blue eyes, Dark hair, and by occupation a Farmer, having joined the company on its original organization at Coldwater Mich. Oct, and enrolled in it at the muster into the service of the United States 28/61 at                                  , on the                             day of                  , 186  , (or was mustered in service as a recruit, by                                     , at                                         , on the                          day of                                   , 186   , to serve in the Regiment) for the term of Three Years                       : and having served honestly and faithfully with his Company in                 , to the present date, is now entitled to discharge by reason of Surgeon’s Certificate of disability. The said Isaac Grundy was last paid by Paymaster Maj. Wilcox to include the 30th day of June, 1862, and has pay due him from that 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 Thirty 51/100 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: Knapsack Hamsack and Canteen, Three 53/100 dollars; 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 Louisville Ky, this 15th day of Sept. , 1862. [     ?     ] Otis Capt. 4Th [   ?   ] Maj 5[   ?   ] Commanding Company. NOTE.-Two of these certificates, (or duplicates,) are to be given to each volunteer soldier who may be discharged previously to the discharge of hi 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.