John Channing discharge certificate, Augusta, 1864

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


John W. Channing, a captain in Co. K of the 7th Regiment Maine Infantry, enlisted on August 21, 1861, agreeing to serve three years.

He was discharged on September 5, 1864.

Channing was a native of Fairfield. According to the certificate, was 5 feet, 11 inches tall, with a dark complexion, black eyes and black hair.

He worked as a painter when he went into the service.

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  • Title: John Channing discharge certificate, Augusta, 1864
  • Creation Date: 1864-09-05
  • Subject Date: 1864-09-05
  • Location: Fairfield, Somerset County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2354
  • Object Type: Text

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