Holbrook, George – September 1, 1864

Michigan Civil War Collection


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Regiment: 1st Michigan Light Artillery

Battles Mentioned:

Historical Figures:

No. 3
The United States                    to Geo. Holbrook  1st Lieut Battery [  ?  ] 1 Mich L Artillery

On what account. Commencement and Expiration. Term of Service Charge Pay per Month Amount Remarks
Pay From… To… Months. Days. Dollars. Cents. Dollars. Cents. I here by certify on honor that I am on Leave of Absence by authority of Special Field Order No. 70 dated near Atlanta GA Aug 31st 64 Headquarters of Army of the Onio
By order of [  ?  ] Genl Schofield
(signed) J. A. Campbell
asst adjt. Genl
Geo. Holbrook Lieut
Battery 2 1 Mich L Arty
I hereby certify that I have seen and noted this payment an the above mentioned Order
Elias Casper
Addut PayMr USA
Tax on $128.66=$644
For Myself June 30th 1864 August 31st 1864 2 53 33 106 66
For 1 private servant not soldier 2 12 24 0
Clothing
For 1 private servant not soldier 2 2 5 5 0
Forage
For Horses
Subsistence
No. of days No. of Rations Total No. of Rations Post or place  where due. Price of Rations.

Cents.

74 40
For myself for    year service 62 4 248 Nashville Tenn. 311 18 60
For 1 private servant not soldier 62 1 62 311 228

6

222

66

44

22

 

I HEREBY CERTIFY, that the foregoing account is accurate and just; that I have not been absent with or without leave during any part of the time charged for; that I have not received pay, nor drawn rations, forage, or clothing, in kind, or received money in lieu
of any part thereof, for any part of the therein charged; that I actually owned, and kept in service, the horses, and employed the private servants for which I charge, for the whole of the time charged, and that I did not, during the terms so charged, or any part hereof, keep of employ a soldier as a waiter or servant; that the annexed is an accurate description of my servant; that for the whole period charged for my staff appointment, I actually and legally held the appointment, and did duty in the department; that I was the actual and only commanding officer at the double-ration post charge for; and that no officer, within my knowledge has a right to claim, or does claim, for said services for any of the period charged; that for the whole time brevet pay is claimed, I had the command stated; that I was actually in the command of a company for the whole time additional pay is charged; that I have not been in the performance of any staff duty for which I claim or have received extra compensation during the time an additional ration is charged for; that I have been in the United States Army as a commissioned officer for the number of years stated in the charge for extra rations; that I am not in arrears with the United States on any account whatsoever, and that the last payment I received was
from Paymaster R. P.L Babuly, and to the 31 day of June 1864 I at
the same time acknowledge that I have RECEIVED of Maj Elias Casper Paymaster U.S. Army, this 1
day of Sept 1864, the sume of two hundred + twenty two dollars and twenty two cents, being the amount and in full of said account.(SIGNED IN DUPLICATE.)   Geo Holbrook 1st Lieut
Battery F 1 Mich L Arty
Description of Servants. Recapitulation.
Names. Complexion. Height.
Feet.    |  Inches.
Eyes. Hair Pay
Subsistence
Forage
Clothing
Amount               $
William Black 5               9 Black Black

Voucher No. 224

Paid the 1 of September 1864
Geo Holbrook
1st Lieut Btty F 1 Mich Lt Arty
From the 1 of July 1864
to the 31 of August 1864
Pay……..
Subsistence……..
Forage…………
Clothing………..

$222.22
[  ?  ]    128.66
$644