Holton, Samuel M. – July 21, 1864

Michigan Civil War Collection


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Regiment: 2nd Michigan Infantry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures: TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: 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.] 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