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From: Elizabeth Pruzinsky <>
Subject: Civil War Veteran-Yarmouth
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 1998 19:49:27 -0500
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> Subject: [OHMARION-L] Found: Original Civil War Discharge Paper
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> I don't know how to get this posted nation-wide. But, I would like to
> see this original document returned to a member of the original
> family. My mother-in-law bought a picture frame at an estate sale in
> Tucson, AZ. When she took the picture out and removed the cardboard
> from behind it, a very delicate, old, and yellowed piece of paper fell
> out. This is a summary of what was written and readable on the paper:
> Civil War Discharge Paper
> For: Mark CROSBY, Jr.
> Private, Company B, 16th Regiment
> Union Army
> >From Yarmouth, Massachussetts
> Entered service in 1860 and left service 1864
> Marked Paid and signed by B. McCONNELL
> 5 ft. 3 inches, gray eyes, dark curly hair.
> He was a clerk in the Union Army.
> Entered in the Auditors records on July 26, 1870
> This document bears the Union Crest.
> Help me post this for others to read. If you know someone who might
> be interested in this document, please E-Mail a reply to my inquiry.
> A life is not lost when it is known to future generations. Help me
> keep Mark CROSBY, Jr. alive for his family.
> Forward this message to anywhere you think might help.
> Happy Hunting!
> Nancy J. Smith
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