This is a transcription of Hymen's Civil War discharge paper.If anyone has any other information on Hymen or his descendants, I would be grateful if you would contact me.Thank you, Carrie
?To all whom it may Concern:
Know Ye, that Himan N. Tounzen, a private of Captain James M. Ritchey, Company (K) 15 Regiment of Cav. Missouri Volunteers who was enrolled on the tenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and sixtyfour to serve twenty months or during the war, is hereby Discharged from the service of the United States, this first day of July, 1865 at Springfield Missouri by reason of expiration of term of service (No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.*) Said Himan N. Tounzen was born in Henry County in the State of Tennessee, is twenty years of age, six feet one inch high, dark eyes, dark hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a Farmer.
Given at Springfield Missouri this first day of July 1805. Oscar Ward II Lieut. 15 Cav. MO. Vol. Company Commanding the reg’t * This sentence will be erased should there be anything in the conduct or physical condition of the soldier rendering him unfit for the Army. [A.G.O. No.99] .
Thos. K. Noggle 1st Gs-2. US Inf. Mustering Officer
note: Paid Springfield MO July 1st 1865 in Full July 1st 1865 Wm. K. Potuck Paymaster, USA $72.60