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Bryant, Howard L. (fl. 1865-1885) Certificate of honorable discharge

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04558.202 Author/Creator: Bryant, Howard L. (fl. 1865-1885) Place Written: Greene, New York Type: Printed document signed Date: 18 February 1885 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Honorable discharge certificate issued by the Otis G. Banks Post # 137, of the Grand Army of the Republic.

People: Tillotson, George W.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Fraternal Organization, Military History

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