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Regiment: 1st Michigan Cavalry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures:
Paid Jan. 20 1864, R. McCrary 1st Mich Cavy From 1 of Nov 1863 To 6 of Jan 1864, Pay…..$141.16 Subsistence…15 Clothing….1025 $166.41
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 Robert McCrary a Private of Captain G. H. Keilborn Company (F) of the 1” Regiment of Mich. Cav. Volunteers, of the State of Michigan, born in Tyron Co., State of Ireland, aged 29 years; 5 feet 11 inches high; [ ? ] complexion, Blue eyes, Brown hair, and by occupation a farmer, having joined the company on its original organization at Detroit, Mich., and enrolled in it at the muster into the service of the United States at same place, on the 21st day of August, 1861, (or was mustered in service as a recruit, by , at , on the day of , 18 , to serve in the Regiment) for the term of three years: and having served honestly and faithfully with his Company in every engagement to the present date, is now entitled to a discharge by reason of Inspired from Sabre Cut in Thorax producing [ ? ] This said Robert McCrary was last paid by Paymaster Maj. W. W. Wiley to include the 31st day of October, 1863, 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 Forty Six 45/100 dollars advanced by the United States on account of Clothing. Since Aug. 30 1862. 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 stoppage, viz: 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 [ ? ], this 6th day of January, 1864 [ ? ] [ ? ] 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 his 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 certificates.