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Title Harry E. Scott Discharge Document from the Army of the United States during the Civil war.
Object Name Discharge, Military
Scope & Content This is the the Discharge Paper of Private Henry E. Scott who served 3 years in the US Army from 8 August 1861 to 29 August 1864. Across the top of this document he was engaged in the following battles:
Corinth, Miss 1862
The seige of Perrysburg, Ky October 8th, (1862)
Stone River Dec. 31, 1862
Hoover's Gap, Tennessee June 26, 1863
Chickamauga, Ga Sept 19, 1863 (wounded?)
Mission Ridge Nov 26, 1863
Campaign in Georgia may, June, July and August, 1864
Wounded at Resaca, GA - May 14 &15, 1864
He was a member of Herman's Company A , 2nd Battalion, 18 Regiment of the US Infantry when discharged. Henry was discharged at "camp in the field", Georgia. The paper was signed by Capt Wm Kellogg Capt 18th US Infantry Comdg, Det chanber?
He was verified as "Good" character by James S Ostrander, 1st Lieutenant 18 US Infantry Command
Mr. Scott was paid "in full" a $100 bounty as a private at the time of his discharge by the unit paymaster. There is an official stamp verifying this payment dated July 17, 1888.
There is information the Mr Scott enlisted in the Ohio 31st Infantry.
Catalog Number 1808.01.073