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Title
John Cuddy Discharge Papers
Creator
United States Army
Date Created and/or Issued
10/02/1853
Publication Information
Kern County Library
Contributing Institution
Kern County Library
Collection
Kern County Local History Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Public Domain
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Description
Discharge papers for Sgt. John Fletcher Cuddy who was stationed at Fort Tejon. He owned several thousand acres of the mountain plateau area around Fort Tejon.
Army of the United States To all whom it may concern: Know ye that John Cuddy, a Sergeant of Captain [unreadable] Major R.H. [unreadable] Company B of the First Regiment of Dragoons, who was enlisted the Second day of October, one thousand eight hundred and forty eight to serve Five Years, is hereby discharged from the Army of the United States in consequence of Expiration of Service. Said John Cuddy was born in Carlow Ireland is twenty-[unreadable] years of age Six feet inches high Fair complexion Grey eyes Brown hair and by occupation when enlisted a clerk. Given under my hand at Fort Leavenworth this Second day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred fifty three. R.H. [unreadable] Character. [unreadable]
Type
image
Format
1 black and white photographic negative; 3 x 2.5 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt7779r9sf
cbak_298
KC001-127
Language
English
Subject
Cuddy, John
United States Army
Place
Fort Tejon (Calif.)
Source
Selected item from the "Shades of the Hill" photo collection (item number KC001-127)

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