1st Sgt. Marshal Shannon
Co. E
Fifth Regiment of Veteran Reserve Corps. Volunteers

Discharge Papers issued at Indianapolis, Ind
July 5, 1865

To all whom it may concern - Know ye, that Marshal H. Shannon 1st Sergeant of Captain Albert J. Guthuges Company, (E) Fifth Regiment of Veteran Reserve Corps. Volunteers, who was enrolled on the sixth day of September one thousand eight hundred and sixty two to serve three years or during the war, is herby Discharged from the service of the United States this fifth day of July, 1865 at Indianapoli, Indiana by reason of General Order 116 War Dept. ??? June 14, 1865. (No objection to his being re=enlisted is known to exist.)

Said Marshall H. Shannon was born in Dayton in the State of New York, is twenty six years of age, five feet ten inches high, dark complextion, dark grey eyes, black hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, Carpenter.

Given at Indianaoplis Indiana this fifth day of July 1865.

Back of Discharge Papers

WM. Van Marter Thomas. D. Wakelee
WM. Van Marter & Co.
Attorneys at Law and Claim Agents Washington, DC

All inds of Claims prosecuted before Department Courts and Committees of Congress. Special attention given to Suspended and Rejected Claims of all kinds. Charges of Disertion removed and Bounty procured for those denied on account of charge of Desertion standing against them.

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