Edward McElwain discharge from the United States Army

Edward McElwain discharge from the United States Army

Dates: 1865

Printed and handwritten discharge from the United States Army. The discharge verifies McElwain's service in the army and states that he was honorably discharged. The discharge was used to collect a military bounty of $100 in 1867.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: McElwain, Edward
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2025
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Materials are in English.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2025; Edward McElwain discharge from the United States Army; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2025, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 117th (1862-1865); Bounties, Military--United States; Military discharge--United States; Politics, Government, and Law; Soldiers--United States; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Literary collections
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
McElwain (Edward) discharge from the Unites States Army
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
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Biographical Note

U.S. soldier from Utica, New York who served in the 117 Reg., Co. C, New York State volunteers during the American Civil War (1861-1865).

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