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Regiment: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
RULES AND REGULATIONS, G.A.R.
Article IV.-Chapter 1.
Eligibility to Membership.-Soldiers and Sailors of the United States Army, Navy or Marine Corps, who served between April 12th, 1861, and April 9th, 1865, in the war for the suppression of the Rebellion, and those having been honorably discharged therefrom after such service, and of such State regiments as were called into active service and subject to the orders of U.S. General Officers, between the dates mentioned, shall be eligible to membership in the Grand Army of the Republic. No person shall be eligible to membership who has, at any time, borne arms against the United States.
To W. H. Gibson Post, No. 31 Dep’t of Ohio G.A.R.
I have the honor to make application for membership by card in W.H. Gibson
Post, No. 31 Department of Ohio Grand Army of the Republic,
basing my application of the following facts:
I am 63 years of age, and was born in Knox County State
of Ohio, now residing at Tiffin
State of Ohio, am by occupation a Nurse
I served during the late Rebellion as follows:
First enlisted April 21st 1861, as Private in Co. H
2nd Regiment Wisconsin V. I. for the period of 3 months, and
was discharged therefrom as Private, at
on the day of 186 , by reason of reenlistment
June 11th 1861 for 3 years 2nd Regt. Wis. V.I.
1I also re-enlisted Jany 4th 1864, as Veteran Vol in Co. H
2nd Regiment Wisconsin V.I. and was discharged therefrom as Sergeant
at Madison Wis. on the 27th
day of July 1865, by reason of Close of War + Muster
out of Regiment
I have 2made previous application for membership to the Grand Army of the
Republic, and filed the same with Post, No. Depart-
ment of on the day of 18
Residence, No 186 N. Washington Str
I, on honor, recommend J.H. Smith to the favorable con-
sideration of the Post, believing the foregoing statements to be true in every respect.
Enclosed is Transfer fee, $50¢
(To be signed by a Comrade of the Post.)
Note.-If any details herein required are omitted, they must be furnished before being reported on by the Committee. Any failure to report all the facts required by this application may render the muster-in null and void.
1 Other enlistments are to be added.
2 If this is the first application, write the word “not” in this space.
J. H. Smith
Late Sergeant Co. H
2nd Reg’t Wis. Vols. for
Membership in the Grand Army of the Republic.
Recommended by Comrade
Department of 189
Received and referred to the Examining
The undersigned Examining Committee
respectfully report favorably upon
the within application
Applicant Elected 189
No. on Des. Book
Riverside Printing Co, Milwaukee, Wis.
To Be Filled By, Or For, the Post Surgeon, On Or Before the Night of Muster of This Applicant.
1.No. on Des. Book 2. Name
3.Where Born 4. Color
5.Regiment of Vessel serving in when wounded
6.What Army or Squadron?
(As Army of the Potomac, Mississippi Squadron, etc., etc.)
7.Branch of service (Inf’try, Cav., Marine, Sailor)
8.How many times wounded? 9. Ages when wounded?
10. 11. Dates when wounded and names of Engagements
12.Parts of the body wounded or disabled
13.State results of wounds. If amputation, what member? If paralysis, loss of sight,
or any other disability followed, give full particulars
14.Kind of Missile
15.Rank when wounded
Note.-If not wounded or disabled, so state distinctly.
Entered on Medical Description Book No.
Reported to Department Headquarters