Holton, Samuel M. – July 21, 1864

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 2nd Michigan Infantry

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Know ye, that  Samuel M. Holton
a Private          of Captain Cornelius Byinglous
Company, (C ), 2ne                 Regiment of     Michigan Infantry
Volunteers, who was enrolled on the 22nd      day of April
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       21st      day of  July      ,1864   , at Detroit
Michigan         by reason         Expiration of terms of service
(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exists*)
Said Samuel M Holton                        was born in      Yates County
in the State of  New York        , is 23   years of age,
Five     feet ten inches high, light complexion, black eyes
black    hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a       Medical student
Given at           Detroit Michigan         this       Twenty First    day of
July      1864 .

(*This sentence will be erased should there be anything                            [         ?         ]
in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier                      1st Lieut 13th Infy mo
rendering him unfit for the Army.)                                                   Commanding the Reg’t
[A. G. O., No. 99.]


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