Slack, Joseph B. – September 8, 1864

Michigan Civil War Collection

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Regiment: 16th Michigan Infantry Battles Mentioned: Historical Figures: To All Whom it May Concern: Know ye, That Joseph B. Slack a 2d Lieutenant of Captain Edward Hill Company, (“K”) 16” Regiment of Michigan Infty. Veteran Volunteers who was enrolled on the Thirteenth day of August 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 Eighth day of September, 1864, at near Petersburg Virginia by reason of Expiration of term of service (No objection to his being re=enlisted is known to exist.*) Said 2d Lieut Joseph B. Slack was born in Erie Co. in the State of New York, is 28 years of age, five feet 5 ¾ inches high, Dark complexion, Grey eyes, Dark hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a Wagon maker Given at Near Petersburg Va his Eighth day of September 1864. N. E. Welch Col Commanding the Reg’t. *This sentence will be erased should there be anything in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier rendering him unfit for the Army. [A. G O No 99.] W Gentry Capt 7 Infy [ ? ] 5 A.C. 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 affixed my official seal, this           day of L.S.     in the year at                in the State of Clerk of the