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John Hair
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John Hair
March 25, 1843 - July 24, 1865
John Hair
Born on March 25, 1843 in Washington County, Illinois
Died on July 24, 1865 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee
Military Service - Civil War
      John Hair joined the Cavalry at Nashville, Washington, Illinois on 17 September 1861 at the age of 18 years.
      He was in Co.H, 5th Ill. Cav. Vol.
      He was discharged 31 December 1863,
           then re-enlisted 1 January 1964 in Clear Creek, Mississippi for another 3 years.
      He furnished his own horse and equipment.
      He was home on furlough in Illinois on 18 March 1864
      He was promoted to Corporal. 28 June 1865
      He reported sick at Overton USA General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee on 24 July 1865
           being described in his papers as Corp. John Hair of Capt. Clarks Co. H, 5th Reg't, Cav. Of Ill.,
            aged 22 years 5' 9", fair complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair, and originally a farmer.
      He died in the aforementioned hospital, of disease, leaving the following possessions
            1 pr. Trousers, 2 pr. Flannel drawers, 2 flannel shirts, and 1 blanket.
tombstone of John Hair       He was buried in
            Old Salem Pioneer Cemetery,
            West Grandcote,
            Lively Grove Township
            Washington County, Illinois
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1861
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hare           
  Pvt  , Capt. Cox's Co. 5 Reg't Illinois Cav.t
Age       20       years.
Appears on
Company Muster-in Roll
of the organization named above.     Roll dated
      Springfield Ills      ,       Dec 8       186 1
Muster to date             Dec 8       186 1
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1 *
Where       Nashville Ills       *
Period       3       years. *
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Bounty paid $           /100       due           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $           /100
Remarks :       Mustered by Capt      
      C. B. Watson   Dec. 11, 1861      
 
 
 
tThis organization subsequently became Co.H,5 Reg't Ill. Cav.
*Co. Muster-in roll shows enrollment of all men of this company as of same date. See enrollment on subsequent card or cards.
Book mark:           
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      Phites      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hare           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Enlistment to Dec 21       186 1
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Not stated      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $      35 --       /100
Remarks :
      Horse - horse equipments      
      were furnished by him      
      from time of enrollment      
      to Dec 31, 61      
 
From Second Auditor's Roll.
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Posey      
Copyist

1862
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hare           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       dated Feb. 28       186 2
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville Ill      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Owns and rides his      
      own horse and furnished      
      his own equipment      
      and has pay due for      
      use and risk of same      
      from Dec. 31, '61 to Feb. 28, '62      
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Phites      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hare           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       July and Aug       186 2
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Furnished own      
      horse + equipmnets      

 
 
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Phites      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hare           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Sept and Oct       186 2
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 2
Where       Nashville Ills      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Owns horse +      
      Equipments      
      * sick in Drs.      
 
* In pencil on roll
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Phites      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hare           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Nov and Dec       186 2
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $           /100
Remarks :
      Furnished own      
      horse + equipments      
 
 
 
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Phites      
Copyist

1863
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Mar and Apl       186 3
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 2
Where       Nashville Ills      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Furnished horse +      
      equipments from 10"     
      March to 30" April.      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Phites      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       May + June       186 3
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Furnished horse + equip      
      ments from 30 Apl to 30 June '63      

 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      aoh      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       July + Aug       186 3
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 2
Where       Nashville Ill      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Furnished horse +      
      equipts      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Aoh      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Sept + Oct       186 3
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville Ill      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Furnished horse +      
      + eqpts to Oct 31, 63      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      aoh      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Nov + Dec       186 3
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville Ill     
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Furnished own horse      
      + eqpts to 31 Dec, 63      
 
 
 
 
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      aoh      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co.  H   ,   5   Reg't Illinois Cav.
Age       20       years.
Appears on
Detachment Muster-out Roll
of the organization named above.
      Hebron, Miss            Jan 23       186 4
Muster-out to date           Dec. 31    186 3
Last paid to                     Oct.. 31    186 3
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Clothing account :
Last settled Oct. 31 186 3 ; drawn since $   23 07/100
Due soldier $     /100; due U.S. $     /100
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $     /100
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Due U.S. for arms, equipment, &c $     /100
Bounty paid $     /100; due $   100   /100
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Furnished horse +      
      equip. from Oct 31 to      
      Dec. 31 / 63      
      Discharged by virtue of      
      reenlistment - as Vet. Vol.      
      under G. O. No. 191, series of      
      63   War Dept.      
Book mark:                      
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      Wihrle      
Copyist

January 1, 1864
VOLUNTEER ENLISTMENT
STATE OF
      Mississippi      
  Camp      
TOWN Of
      Clear Creek      
      I,       John Hair       born in       Washington Co.      
in the State of       Illinois       aged       Twenty-two       years,
and by occupation a       farmer       DO HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE to have
volunteered this       First       day of       January       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       John Hair       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       Clear Creek, Miss.      
      this       1"       day of       Jan       186 4
Before       T. H. Barnfield      
           Lt. L. Re. O.
}       John Hair      
      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      
      1st Ills. Cav. Vol.      
Examining Surgeon
      I CERTIFY, ON HONOR, That I have minutely inspected the Volunteer,       John Hare      
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,       Sandy       hair,       fair       complexion, is       five       feet
      nine       inches high.
      T. H. Barnfield, Lt.                             
     5      Regiment of     Ills Cav    , Volunteers
Recruiting Officer
      Mustered into the service of the United States, in Company     H    ,     5th     Regiment of     Ills Cav    , Volunteers, on the     23d     day of     January     186 4 , at     Hebron, Miss.    
      C. W. G. Hayde      
      1st Leuit. - 5 C Ills Inft -      
      ACM. 4th Dis. 17th A E      

DECLARATION OF RECRUIT
      I,       John Hare       desiring to VOLUNTEER as a soldier in the Army of the United States, , for the term of THREE YEARS, Do declare, That I am
      Twenty two       years and            months of age; that I have never been
discharged from the United States service on account of disability or by sentence
of a court-martial, or by order before the expiration of a term of enlistment; and I
know of no impediment to my serving honestly and faithfully as a soldier for three years.
Given at       Clear Creek                           
this     1"     day of     January     186 4
      John Hair      
Witness :
            Poolan Danforth      
            John Nelson Capt.
No.       17      
      John Hare      
Volunteered at       Clear Creek, Miss.     
    January 1 "     18 64
By       Leuit. T. H. Barnfield      
      5 "       Regiment of       Ills Cav Vols      
                __________
   2 nd    enlistment, had served in Company    H   
      5 "       Regiment of       Ills Cav Vols      
discharged     December 30 "     18 64
 
Greenwall
1020 "13"

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       22       years.
Appears on
Muster-in Roll of Veteran Volunteers
of the organization named above. Roll dated
      Hebrons, Miss, Jan 23       186 4
Muster-in to date       Jan 1       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jan 1       186 4
Where       Camp Clear Creek, Miss     
Period       3       years.
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Bounty paid $           /100       due           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Re-mustered as      
      Vet Vol under the      
      provision of G. O. No      
      provision of 191 series 1863 from      
      the War Dep't.      
      Residence : Nashville,      
      Washington Co.      
 
Book mark:           
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      Neolnus      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age            years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Jany + Feby       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Veteran      
 
 
 
 
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Ash      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Mar + Apl       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Vet Vol on      
      furlough in Ill. Mar. 18      
      2" Instalment bounty due      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Aoh      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       May + June       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss     
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Vet 3" Instal bounty      
      due $ 50.      
 
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Aoh      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Pvt  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Apl 30 to Aug. 31       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Vet Vol 3" Instalment      
      Bounty due $ 50      
 
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Aoh      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corpl  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Apl 30 to Oct 31,       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss     
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Vet Vol 3" Instalment      
      Bounty due $ 50. Promoted      
      to Corpl Sept 1, 64      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Aoh      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corpl  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Nov. + Dec.       186 4
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss      
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Promoted to Corp      
      Sept. 1, 1864. On detached      
      service as orderly from      
      Dec. 5. 64 Vet 4" inst      
      bounty due   50.      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Aoh      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corp  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Jan. + Feb.       186 5
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 4
Where       Clear Creek, Miss     
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           4 60 /100       for       ordnance      
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      promoted Sept. 1, 1864      

 
 
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Scherich      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corpl  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       Mar. + Apr.       186 5
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 5
Where       Clear Creek, Miss     
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Present      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Scherich      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corpl  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       May + June       186 5
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 5
Where       Clear Creek, Miss     
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Absent sick Gen Hosp.      
      Memphis, Tenn. June 28 / 65      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Scherich      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corpl  , Co.   H, 5  Reg't   Ill_Cav_ 
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Hospital Muster Roll
of       Overton U.S.A. General Hospital
at       Memphis, Tenn.
for       May + June       186 5
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Attached to hospital:
When       June 30       186 5
How employed       Patient      
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Last paid by Maj.       Whiting      
to       Feb. 28       186 5
Bounty paid $      210       /100       due       190      
Present or absent       Present     
Remarks :       Stop for ord -      
      nance $ 3.22      
 
 
 
Book mark:           
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      Easein      
Copyist

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corpl  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       --       years.
Appears on
Company Muster Roll
for       July + Aug.      186 5
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Joined for duty and enrolled:
When       Jany 1       186 5
Where       Clear Creek, Miss     
Period       3       years.
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Present or absent       Absent      
Stoppage $           /100       for           
Due Gov't, $           /100       for           
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :
      Died of Disease in      
      Gen. Hospl. Memphis, Tenn.      
      July 24 / 65      
 
      * See enrollment on card from muster-in roll
Book mark:           
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      Scherich      
Copyist
H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
        , Co.   H, 5   Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Appears on
Company Descriptive Book
of the organization named above
Description
                22
Age       20       years; height   5   feet   9   inches.
Complexion   fair  
Eyes   blue   ; hair   Sandy  
where born   Washington Ill  
Occupation   Farmer  
Enlistment
When       Sept 17       186 1
Where       Nashville Ill      
By whom       J. A. Cox       term       3      years.
Remarks :       re enlisted as      
      Veteran Jan 1 / 64      

 
 
 
 
 
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      T. Walker      
Copyist

July 24, 1865
      I certify on honor, that       John Hair      ,       Corporal       of,
Captain       Clarks       Company       Hl       of the       5 "       Regiment of       Cavalry      
Volunteers of the State of       Illinois      , born in       Washington      . State
of       Illinois      , aged       22       years;       5       feet,       9       inches,       fair       complexion,
      blue       eyes,       Sandy       hair, and by occupation a       Farmer       who joined for service
and was enrolled (re: Note 9) on the       1 st       day of       January      , 186 4 at       Clear Creek, Miss.      
by       Lt. Barnfield      , for the period of       3       years, and mustered into
the service of the United States on the       1 st       day of       January      , 186 4 , at
      Hebron, Miss.      , by       Lt. Hyde      ; and having served
HONESTLY and FAITHFULLY with his Company to the present date, is now entitled to a
DISCHARGE by reason of       Death from acute Diarrhea at
Overton Genl Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. July 24", 1865      

 
      The said       John Hair       was last paid by Paymaster
      Whiting      , to include the       28"       day of       February       186 5 , and
has pay due him from that time to the present date; he is entitled to pay and subsistence for
TRAVELING to place of enrollment, and whatever other allowances are authorized to volunteer
soldiers, drafted men, or militia, so discharged. He has received from the United States CLOTHING
amounting to       30 38/100 dollars, since the       31st       day of       December      
186 4 , when his clothing account was last settled. He has received from the United States
      210 00/100 dollars, advanced BOUNTY.
 
      There is to be stopped from him, on account of the State of                , or other
authorities, for CLOTHING, &c., received on entering service           /100 dollars; and
for other stoppages, viz:       for Ordnance   $ 3.22      /100 dollars
he has been furnished with TRANSPORTATION in kind from the place of his discharge to
      ---      ; and he has been Subsisted for Traveling to the
place of enrollment, up to the       ---      , 186  
      He is indebted to       ---      , Sutler,       ---      /100 dollars
      He is indebted to       ---      , Laundress       ---      /100 dollars
      Given in Duplicate, at       Memphis, Tenn.      , this       24"       day
of       July       186 5 .
      J. H. Mighz                      
      Asst Surgeon USA      
      Infy Overton Genl Hospital     

August 16, 1865
ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES
Inventory of Effects of Deceased Soldier
      Corporal John Hair       late of
      Clarks       Company       H       of the       5th      
Regiment       Ills Cav       was enlisted by       Lt. Barnfield      
on the       1 st       day of       January       186 4
to serve       3       years; he was born in       Washington      
in the State of       Illinois       is       22       years of age
      5       feet       9       inches high,       fair       complexion,       blue       eyes,
      Sandy       hair, and by occupation when enlisted a       Farmer      
died in Overton Genrl Hospl Memphis Tenn
      on       the       24"       day of       July       186 5 .
Cause of death       Acute Diarrhea      
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INVENTORY
No.ARTICLE
1Pr. Trousers
2Pr. Flannel Drawers
2Pr. Flannel Shirts
1Blanket
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      I CERTIFY on honor, that the above named articles were all the effects of       Corp      
      John Hair       deceased. and are in
store at       Overton Genl Hospl      
to be disposed of by a Council of Administration.
      Memphis Tenn      
      August 16"       186 5
}       J. Miphs      
      Brg Major + Asst Surgeon USA      
discharge

H | 5 Cav | Ill.
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           John Hair           
  Corp  , Co. H, 5 Reg't Illinois Cavalry
Age       22       years.
Appears on    Co. Muster-out Roll,    dated
for       Springfield, Ill.     Oct 27       186 5
Muster-out to date                 186  
Last paid to                 186  
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Clothing account :
Last settled             186   ; drawn since $           /100
Due soldier $           /100 ; due U.S. $           /100
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd. $      /100
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Bounty paid $           /100 ; due $           /100
Valuation of horse; $           /100
Valuation of horse equipments; $            /100
Remarks :       Died of Disease July      
      24 / 65 At Memphis, Tenn.      
 
Book mark:           
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      Scherich      
Copyist



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