UNION SOLDIER DISCHARGE - 9th NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY

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Document states that Thomas Strickland of Co. “B”, 9th New York Heavy Artillery was discharged from the United States Army on July 6, 1865 at Washington, D.C. He is listed as being a farmer, 20 years old, 5’9”, with hazel eyes and brown hair. He had on 8/11/62 as a Private at Walworth, NY.

Signed by Chauncey Fish, Captain of Company “B”.  Fish enlisted at the age of 39 on 8/1/62 at Williamson, NY as a 1st Sergeant. Promoted to 2nd Lieut. on 3/31/64; wounded at Cedar Creek, VA on 10/19/64; promoted to Captain 1/12/65. Mustered out on 7/6/65 at Washington, DC.

Bounty stamp is present at the top. It is from Washington, for $100 and dated Feb. 12, 1868.

Document measures 8 ½” x 10 ¾”. Shows fold creases and small chips at the edge of fold creases. Very good condition with no tears. Writing is totally legible.  [sm/ld]

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