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Finding aid of the John Callaghan Papers C057746
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Description
Army discharge papers issued to John Callaghan, a private formerly of Monaghan, Ireland, under the command of Captain James van Voast in Company K of the 9th Regiment of Infantry. His enlistment date was November 20th, 1856 and the reason for his discharge was the expiration of his five-year term of service. A physical description of Callaghan is also provided. His occupation at the time of enlistment is given as "file culler" (?).
Background
John Callaghan, originally of Monaghan, Ireland, worked as a file-culler before enlisting in the U.S. Army on November 20, 1856. He was a private under the command of Captain James van Voast in Company K of the 9th Regiment of Infantry. He was discharged from the Army on November 20, 1861 after his five-year term of service ended.
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1.0 folder (1 page)
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