||Camp |TOWN Of
I, Robert A. Neill
born in Washington Co. |
in the State of Illinois aged
and by occupation a Blacksmith
DO HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE to have
volunteered this First day of
January 1st 186 4 ,
to serve as a Soldier in the Army of the United States of America , for the
period of THREE YEARS, unless sooner discharged by proper authority; Do also
agree to accept such bounty, pay, rations, and clothing, as are, or may be, estab-
lished by law for volunteers. And I Robert A. Neill do
solemnly swear, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States
of America, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their
enemies or opposers whomsoever; and that I will observe and obey the orders of
the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over
me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
|Sworn and subscribed to, at
this First day of
January 186 4
Before T. H. Barnfield
Lt. V. R. C.
|| Robert A. Neill
I CERTIFY, ON HONOR, That I have carefully examined the above named Volunteer, agreeably|
to the General Regulations of the Army, and that, in my opinion, he is free from all bodily defects and
mental infirmity, which would in any way disqualify him from performing the duties of a soldier.
J. B. Ensey Surgeon |
5th Ills. Cav. Vol.
I CERTIFY, ON HONOR, That I have minutely inspected the Volunteer,
Robet A. Neill |
previous to his enlistment, and that he was entirely sober when enlisted: that, to the best of my
judgment and belief, he is of lawful age; and that, in accepting his as duly qualified to perform the duties
of an able-bodied soldier, I have strictly observed the Regulations which govern the recruiting service.
This soldier has Blue eyes,
Fair complexion, is
6 inches high.
T. H. Barnfield, Lt.
5 Regiment of
Ills Cav , Volunteers
Mustered into the service of the United States, in Company K ,
5th Regiment of
Ills Cav , Volunteers, on the
25" day of
January 186 4 , at
C. W. G. Hayde |
1st Lt. - 5 3d C Ills Inft -
ACM. 4" 4" Dis. 17" A C