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George Furgeson Discharge

Identifier: M1556

Scope and Contents

Certificate of discharge dated January 6, 1864 for George Furgeson, Company A.


  • January 6, 1864


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Biographical / Historical

Raised under the "Ten Regiment Bill", the 14th Illinois Infantry was mustered into Federal service for a three year enlistment on May 25, 1861, at Jacksonville, Ill. The Regiment was later consolidated with the 15th Illinois Infantry on July 1, 1864 as the 14th and 15th Battalion Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Reorganized as the 14th Illinois on April 28, 1865, the regiment was mustered out on September 18, 1865, at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Unknown, n.d.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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