Raymond, Francis, Jr. – April 19, 1864

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 1st Michigan Infantry

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To all Whom it may Concern:
Know Ye, that Francis Raymond Jr a
Company of Captain Sergeant of
Company( ) 24th Regiment of Michigan
VOLUNTEERS who was enrolled on the 24th day of July
one thousand eight hundred and sixty two to serve three years or
during the war, is hereby DISCHARGED from the service of the United states,
this 21st day of April, 1864, at near Culpeper
[       ?       ] Va. By reason of acceptance of commission in 1st Mich Vols Infantry
(No objection to this being re-enlisted is now to exist.*)
Said Francis Raymond was born in Detroit
in the State of Michigan, is 19 years of age.
5 feet = inches high, Light complexion, black eyes,
black hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a bookkeeper
Given at 24th Mich Vols this 19th day of
April 1864
William W. Wight

*This sentence will be erased should there be anything Lieut Colonel
in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier Commanding the Reg’t
rendering him unfit for the army.

[A. G. O. No. 99]

E.P. 261 R. 22 (DW) Head Quarters 24th Mich Vols
April 19th 1864
24th Mich Vols            Respectfully forwarded
April 19th 1864approved
Jno Robertson Adjt Genl                                     William W. Wight
of                                                           Lieut Colonel Comdg
the State of Michigan
Asks that Francis Raymond                           Head Qurs. 1st Brig. 4th Div. 5th AC
company Sergeant 24th Mich                                                  April 19, 1864
Vols be discharged to                                Respectfully forwarded approved
enable him to accept com-                                              L. Cuthy
mission as 1st Lieut and                                     Brig. General
adjutant of 1st Mich Vols
Infantry.                                                    Head quarters 4th Division
April 20th 1864
(2 Enclosures)                            Respectfully forwarded
Hd Qrs 5th Corps                         appr
April 21st 1864                            [            ?            ]
To be discharged                                               Brig Genl Comdg
By Command of
Maj Genl Hanen
Jno J Locke
asst adjt Genl
Recd (Div) April 20th 1864
Recd (B. H. 2.) April 19, 1864

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 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 and my
official seal, this              day of
in the year
at                                 in the state of
Clerk of the