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Myron Kennedy, 19, of New York, is discharged from the United States Army in June 1865 after almost 3 years of service.
To all whom is may Concern:
Know ye, That Myron Kennedy a Corporal of Captain J.H. Parker's Company (H) 10th Regiment of N.Y. Artillery VOLUNTEERS who was enrolled on the ninth day of August 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 twenty-third day of June, 1865, at Petersburg, Virginia by reason of Order of War Dept May 29, 1865. (No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.)
Said Myron Kennedy was born in Pamelia in the State of N.Y., is nineteen years of age, five feet eleven inches high, light complexion, gray eyes, red hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a farmer,
Given at Petersburg this twenty-third day of June 1865.
[signed] Hermann Mauth[?]
[signed] J.H. Parker
Capt 10th N.Y. Arty
discharge, myron kennedy, J.H. Parker, Company H 10th Regiment of N.Y. Artillery, 1865, Petersburg
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