DISCHARGE FOR SOLDIER IN 20TH OHIO VOLUNTEERS

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Item Code: 998-185

Discharge for Christian Hook, a Private in Captain Armstrong’s company E, 20th Ohio Vols. He enlisted on 4/20/61 to serve 3 months. Discharge is dated 8/18/61 at Columbus, OH. Document is signed by John R. Edie, Major, 15th US Infantry, USA Mustering Officer.

It appears that Hook served in 2 other 3 month regiments – the 151st Ohio from May to August 1864, and the 192nd Ohio, from March to June, 1865. Hook died in 1926 and is buried in Maple Grove Cemetery in Findley, OH.

Measures 8 ½” x 10 3/4”. Paper has yellowed with age. Shows fold creases and scattered spotting/foxing. Almost completely separated along 2 of the 3 vertical folds. Crease at lower right corner. Completely legible.    [ld]

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