1889 GAR DOCUMENT - CULVER MARSHALL, 1ST NEW JERSEY CAVALRY

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9"x13", pre-printed & ink. Has scattered light staining, fold line tears. Torn approx. 2/3 along vertical fold to left of center.

Dated 1889 from Flagstaff, Arizona Territory. The printed document says "Honorable Discharge", but it has been neatly lined out with red ink, and above it is written "Transfer Card". GAR medal printed at upper right. Stamped at lower left, "Ransom Post No. 4 G.A.A. Flagstaff Airzon, chartered Aug 20th 1884"

Text reads: "Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Arizona Headquarters Ransmon Post No. 4. To Any Post of the Grand Army of the Republic, Greeting: This Certifies that comrade Culver Marshall is a member in good standing of this Post, and having paid all dues, we have granted him this Transfer Card and recommend him for admission into any Post of our Order. The Following is A Correct Transcript from the Records of the Post: Comrade Culver Marshall is 56 years of age, was born in Pleasant Valley State of New York and is by occupation a R.R. Bridge Inspecter etered the serviceon the 20th day of June 1863 as a Private in Co. D 13th Regt. New York State Militia and was finally discharged on the 15th day of May 1865 as QuarterMaster Sergeant Co. "C" 1st Regt. New Jersey Cavalry by reason of Gen'l Order #94. May 15th 1865 having served Two years and no months. Joined this Post by Muster in November 10th 1888. Dated at Flagstaff A.T. this 31st Day of December 1889." Signed by Wm. D. Powell, Adjutant, and J. B. Smith, Post Commander.

No record was found of Marshall's service in the 13th NYSM. He enlisted on 1/25/64 as a Private and on that date was mustered into Co. I, 1st NJ Cavalry. On 12/12/64 he was transferred to Co. C and promoted to Qtr Master Sgt. Promoted to 2nd Lt. of Co. E on 7/23/65 (not mustered). Mustered out 7/24/65.

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