Civil War discharge document

Discharge issued to Private Hans Johnson of the 9th Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company H. The document describes Johnson as a seventeen year old, five foot, five inch tall, Swedish-born farmer with blue eyes and light hair. Johnson was discharged at Fort Snelling on August 24, 1865.

ID Number: 2011.116.2

Soldiers received a discharge document at the conclusion of their service.

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Civil War discharge document
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