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Discharge certificate for Corporal Frank A. Hofmann, 1865 October 16.
Wyles SC 403
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Title:

Discharge certificate for Corporal Frank A. Hofmann, 1865 October 16

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Army., Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 56th (1862-1865), creator

Creator/Contributor:

Pedro, Peter.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Discharge certificate for Corporal Frank A. Hofmann in Peter Snooks' Company Q, 56th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, who was enrolled on December 25th, 1862 to serve two years during the war. The certificate states that Hofmann is hereby discharged from the service of the United States on October 16th, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia by reason of expiration of his term of service. It also states that he was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; he is twelve years of age; and he was a sugar inspector when he enrolled. The certificate is signed by Captain Peter Pedro, Commanding the Regiment, with a blank Oath of Identity on the back.

Date:

1865 (issued)

Subject:

n-us--- -- n-us-pa -- n-us-va
Hofmann, Frank A -- 1853-
Snooks, Peter
United States. -- Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea
United States. -- Army. -- Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 56th (1862-1865) -- History
Military discharge -- United States
Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- 19th century

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Discharge certificate for Corporal Frank A. Hofmann. Wyles SC 403. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Certificates.
Discharges.

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 28 x 21 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.