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DISCHARGE

DISCHARGES


WILLIAM BARNES

To all whom it May Concern Know ye that William Barnes a private of Captain Jacob Clammers Company C. Eleventh Regiment of West Virginia Infantry volunteers who was enrolled on the Tenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and Sixty one to Serve three years or during the war (the word "war" omitted in original document) is hereby discharged from the Service of the United States this Twenty fourth day of December 1864 at Cumberland Maryland by reason of expiration of Term of Service no objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist. Said William Barnes was born in Allegany County in the State of Maryland is thirty nine Years of age Six feet high Fair complexion Gray eyes brown hair and by ocupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Cumberland Md this Twenty Fourth day of December 1864.

Jacob Clammer Capt, Co. C. 11th W. Va. Vols.

Beng. Rietter Jr., Liut 34th Regt O.V.I., Cam Debt W.Va., Commanding the Regt.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 80, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


GEORGE W. BRYNER

TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
KNOW YE, That George W. Bryner, a Private of Captain Guy Bryant Jr's Company (A), 18th Regiment of Penna Cavalry Volunteers, who was enrolled on the 27th day of October one thousand eight hundred and 62 to serve Three (3) years or during the war, is hereby DISCHARGED from the service of the United States this 5th day of June 1865 at Cumberland, Maryland by reason of General Order No. 77, CS from A CO. No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist. Said George W. Bryner was born in Fayette Co. in the State of Pennsylvania, was 27 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, Light complexion, Hazel eyes, Light hair and by occupation, when enrolled, a Carpenter.

GIVEN at Cumberland, Maryland this Fifth day of June 1865.

A. H. Kendall, Capt. 91st Ord, Act. Comd of Muster, Commanding the Reg't A CO.

PAID IN FULL, BOUNTY 375, Jun 7,1866, Thomas H. Halsey, P.M. U.S.A.; ADDITIONAL BOUNTY 153, Jan 11,1868, S. Molken, P.M. U.S.A., Act of Jul 28,186-

Source: Original Discharge in the possession of Mrs. Russell Bryner, Annamoriah, West Virginia


ULISSUS FLUHARTY

To all Whom it May Concern. Know ye that Ulissus Fluharty a private of Captain W. A. Zeiglers Company C 1st Regiment of West Va.Vet Vol. Infantry Volunteers who was enrolled on the twenty fourth day of April one thousand eight hundred and Sixty two to serve three years or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the Service of the United States this Thirtieth day of April 1865 at Wheeling West Virginia by reason of Expiration of term of Service. (No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.) Said Ulissus Fluharty was born in Marion County in the State of West Virginia is twenty years of age five feet six inches high, light Complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation when, when enrolled, a farmer.

Given at Wheeling W. Va. this first day of May 1865.

James Washburn Col of, 116 O.V.I., mil Commander.

N. C. Peck 1st lieut 14th US Inf., Mustg & Discg Officer.

Thomas H. Halsey, May 2nd 1865, Paid in Full, Bounty $100, Paymaster U.S.A.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 85-86, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


WILLIAM HATHAWAY
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To all whom it may Concern Know Ye That William Hathaway a private of Captain Jacob Clammers Company C Eleventh Regiment of West Virginia Infantry Volunteers who was enrolled on the 28th Day of November 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 This Twenty Fourth Day of December 1864 at (blank) by reason of Experation of Term of Service. No obgection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist. Said William Hathaway was born in Harrison County in the State of Virginia is Twenty years of age Six feet (blank) inches high Fair Complexion Black eyes Light hair and by ocupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Cumberland Md. this 24th Day of December 1864.

Recd in full $100 Bounty, December 27th 1861, J. H. Nelson, A. P. master

Beng J. Rietter Jr., 1st Lieut 34 Reg O.V.I., A.C.M. Dept West V., Commanding the Regt.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 53, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


JAMES P. HUNT

To all Whom it may Concern Know ye that James P. Hunt a private of Captain Jacob Clammers Company C, Eleventh Regiment of West Virginia Infantry Volunteers who was enrolled on the tenth day of November 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 this Twenty Fourth Day of December 1864 at (BLANK) by expiration of term of Service. No objection to his being Reenlisted is known to Exist. Said James P Hunt was born in Harrison County in the State of Virginia is Forty years of age Five Feet Eleven inches high Fair Complexion Gray Eyes Light hair and by ocupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Cumberland M.D. This 24th Day of December 1864.

Beng. J. Rieter Jr., 1st Leut. 34th Regt O.V.I., A.C.M. Dept. W. Va., Commanding the Regt.

Recd in full, $100 Bounty, Dec 27th 1861, J. W. Nelson, Ans. Masa.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 68, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


AUSKER KELLY

Soldiers Discharge
(See Actual Discharge) - Submitted by Norma Knotts Shaffer.

To All Whom it May Concern: Know ye that Ausker Kelly a private of Captain Nimrod Kuykendall Company K Tenth Regiment of West Virginia Infantry Volunteers who enrolled on the Eighteenth day of August in the year eighteen hundred Sixty two to serve Three years or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States this 29th day of June 1865, at Richmond Virginia by reason of orders from War Dept. dated May 24th 1865. No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist. Said Ausker Kelly was born in Ritchie County in the State of Virginia is twenty seven years of age, Five feet Ten inches high, Light Complexion, Blue eyes, Brown hair, and by occupation, when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Richmond Va. this 29th day of June 1865.

Nimrod Kuckendall, Capt. Comdg Company.

Jesse Horton 2nd Lieut 24th Mass. Vols, and, A.C.M. Paid Div. 24th A.C.

Paid in full by Major William B. C. Pearsons, P.M.U.S.A.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 96-97, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


ALPHEUS NORMAN

To all whom it may Concern Know ye that Alpheus Norman a private of Captain Clammers Company C. 11th Regiment of West Va. Infty Volunteers who was enrolled on the Tenth Day of November 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 this 31st day of December 1864 at Wheeling West Va. by Reason of Expiration of term of Service. No objection to his being Reenlisted is known to exist. Said Alpheus Norman was born in Lewis County in the state of Virginia is Thirty Eight years of age Five feet 10 inches high Fair Complexion Blue eyes Light hair and by ocupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Wheeling W. Va. this Fourth Day of January 1865.

James Washburn, Col., 116 O.V.I., Mil Commander.

Beng. C. Peck, 1st Liut 14th as Inft, M.M.D. offierg.

Major Thomas C. Halsey, Jan 26th, Paid in full, Bounty $100, Paymaster U.S.A.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 69, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


JULIUS W. PELL
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To Whom it may Concern:
Know Ye That Julius W. Pell of Captain James W. Myers Company (B) Eleventh Regiment of West Va Infantry VOLUNTEERS who was enrolled on the Twentyfourth day of December 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, this 14th day of January, 1865 at Camp at Deep Bottom Va by reason of Expiration of term of service. (No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist) Said Julius W. Pell was born in Preston County in the State of Virginia, is Twenty years of age, Five feet five inches high, Light complexion, Blue eyes, Light hair, and by occupation when enrolled a Drummer.

Given at Camp at Deep Bottom Va this Fourth day of January 1865.

Jesse Horton 2nd Lieut 34th Regt Mass Vols, and Asst. Com Musters, 1st Div Dept W.Va Comdg.

Daniel S. Haverty, 2nd Lieut Comdg Compy.

Paid Bounty $100 act July 22/66, T. A. Garner, P Masa.

Source: Photocopies of Original Discharge in possession of Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society donated by Edith Pell McAlister.


LEVI REED

To all to Whom it may Concern Know ye that Levi Reed Private of Captain John W. Spencer Company B Ninth Regiment of West Virginia Infantry Volunteers who was enrolled on the Sixteenth day of September 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 this 5th day of October 1864 at Harpers Ferry West Virginia by reason of Expiration of term of service. (No objection to his being re enlisted is known to exist.) Said Levi Reed was born in Pendleton County in the State of West Virginia is Thirty Seven Years of age five feet six inches high Dark Complexion Blue eyes Brown hair, and by occupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Harpers Ferry, this 5th day of October 1864.

John W. Spencer, Capt. Co B. 9th Regt W. Va Inft Vols.

Jesse Horton 2nd Lieut 34th Regt Mass Vols, Asst. Consg of Musters, 1st Div Dept W.Va.Comsg.

Major Thomas H. Halsey, 100$ Bounty, Paid in full, Oct 11th/64, Paymaster U.S.A.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 71-72 and 82-83, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


ADONIJAH RICHARDS

To all whom it may Concern Know Ye That Adonijah Richards a private of Captain Jacob Clammers Company C. Eleventh Regiment of West Virginia Infantry Volunteers who enrolled on the Tenth day of November 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 This Twenty fourth Day of December 1864 at Cumberland Md. by reason of expiration of Term of Service. No obgection to his being reenlisted is known to exist. Said Adonijah Richards was born in Ritchie County in the State of Virginia is Twenty three years of age Five feet Eleven inches high Fair Complexion Black eyes Brown hair and by ocupation when enrolled a Farmer.

Given at Cumberland Md. this Twenty Fourth Day of December 1864.

Jacob Clammer capt, Co. C. 11th W.VA vols.

Beng J. Rieter, Jr., 1st Liut 34 Reg. O.V.I., A.C.M. Dept W. Va., Commanding the Regt.

Paid in full, $100 Bounty, Dec 22 1861, J. W. Wilson, A.P. Masa.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 70, Calhoun County Clerk's
Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV.


GEORGE W. SHIMER

To all Whom it may Concern Know Ye that George W. Shimer a Seargeant of Captain Jacob Clammers company Eleventh Regament of West Virginia Infantry Volunteers who was enrolled on the Tenth Day of November 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 this Twenty fourth day of December 1864 at (blank) by Reason of Expiration of term of Service. No obgection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist. Said George W. Shimer was born in Allegany County in the State of Maryland is twenty nine years of age Five feet Nine inches high Dark complexion Blew eyes Black hair and by ocupation when enrolled a Blacksmith.

Given at Cumberland Md. This Twenty fourth Day of December 1864.

Recd in full, $100 bounty, O.V.I., December 27th 1861, J. H. Nelson, A. P. master.

Beng J. Rietter Jr, 1st Leutenant 34th Reg O.V.I., A.C.M Dept West Va, commanding the Regt.

AGO no 97, Jacob Clammer Capt., Co. C. 11 W. VA Vols.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 48, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV


BARNES N. SMITH

To all whoom it may Concern Know Ye that Barnes N. Smith a private of Captain Hodards Company ("F") 11th Regement of West Va Inft Volunteers who was enrolled on the twentyeth day of August one thousand Eight hundred and sixty three to serve three years or During the war is hereby Discharged from the Service of the united States this first Day of June 1865 at Grafton West Va by reason of Wounds Received in action. No obgection to his being reenlisted is known to exist. Said Barnes N. Smith was born in Ritchie Co. in the State of West Va is Eighteen years of age five feet ten inches high fair complexion hazel eyes Light hair and by ocupation when enrolled a farmer.

Given at USA General Hospital Grafton W.Va. this first day of June 1865.

Paid in Full, and bounty, June 2, 1865, S. A. Safford,U.S.A.P., MASA.

S. N. Sherman, Surgeon US vol in Charge.

Source: Miscellaneous Record Book 1, pg. 61, Calhoun County Clerk's Office, Calhoun County Courthouse, Grantsville, WV.


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