Diedrick Nortrup military discharge papers

Title

Diedrick Nortrup military discharge papers

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864-09-20

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

514187

Transcription

To all whom it may Concern: Belmont. Union City. Island No. 10. Siege of Corinth. Savergne. Stone River. Chickamanga. Mission Ridge. Rocky Face. Resaca. Dallas. Renesaw Mt Peadlee Creek Mayor F. Bridgman Paid Sep 22 1864 [commander?] U. S. Army.

Atlanta

Know ye, That Diedrick Northrup a Private of Captain Matthew Jansens Company, (A,) 24th Regiment of Illinois Infantry VOLUNTEERS who was enrolled on the Twenty eighth day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one to serve three years or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States, the 20th day of September, 1864, at Springfield Illinois by reason of expiration of terms of service (No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.*) Said Diedrick Northrup was born in [Huerup?] in the State of Hanover , is Twenty five years of age, five feet ten inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a Farmer Given at Springfield Illinois this 20th day of September 1864.

S S Simmons

1st Lieyt 5th U. S. Cav

Commanding the Reg't.

Mustering Officer

  • This sentence will be erased should there be anything in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier rendering him unfit for the Army

{A, G O No 99.]

Matthew Jansen

Capt Comdg Company


Filed for record in the Records Office of the County of Morgan in the State of Illinois, this 13th day of August, A.D. 1866. & duly recorded in Book of Soldiers discharges, page 95.

Stephen Sutton

[illegible] Morgan Co. Ill,

& Ex Office Recorded.

OATH OF IDENTITY

of the town of County of in the State of On this day of in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty personally appeared before me, the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace for the county and above mentioned, who, being duly sworn according to law, declared that he is the identical who was a in the company commanded by Captain in the regiment commanded by ; that he enlisted on the day of for the term of and was discharged at on the day of by reason of

Sworn and subscribed to before me the day and year above written.

I certify that before whom the above affidavit purports to have been made, is a Justice of the Peace duly authorized to administer oaths, and that the above is his signature.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal, this day of in the year at in the state of Clerk of the


Rich. Yates

Illinois

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

3

Citation

“Diedrick Nortrup military discharge papers,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 12, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22869.