|Object Name||Discharge, Military|
|Title||Civil War Discharge Paper, Silas A. Boling|
|Scope & Content||
Official U. S. Soldier discharge form ; Particular information re: Silas Boling filled in with pen and ink.
Document indicates S. Boling was 15 yrs. of age when enlisted. File also includes correspondence dated in 1996 between donor & Hist. Soc. Director (2 letters) and a copy (3pp.) from "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer, v. III, which provides history of 119th Reg. Inf. Ill. ; Document found in effects of Mr. Warner's grandmother (no name provided). It's believed that Silas Boling was her father ; see MS 920 BOL
|Date||Aug. 26, 1865|
Boling, Silas A.
Illinois 119th Regiment Infantry
Civil War, 1861-1865