After the Civil War, Soldiers could file their discharge papers with the Clermont County Recorder.
There are three volumes with indexes on the FamilySearch website in the catalog entitled:
"Soldier's discharge records, Vol. 1-3, 1863-1893". The link to find the record is:
Because there was a fee involved many chose not to file them. However, if you find one,
Wm. C.P. Moore
To all Whom it may Concern
Know Ye that William C.P. Moore a private of
Captain Thomas, M. Lewis Company F, Fifty
Ninth Regiment of Ohio Infantry Volunteers
who was enrolled on the tenth day of
September, One Thousand eight hundred and
Sixty One. To serve three years during the war is
hereby discharged from the service of the
United States this first day of November 1864 at
Nashville Tennessee by reason of Expiration of
Term of Service. (No objection to his being
reenlisted is known to exist).
Said William C.P. Moore was born in Clermont
County in the state of Ohio, is eighteen years of
age, five feet ten inches high, fair complexion,
blue eyes, brown hair and by occupation when
enrolled, a Teamster.
Given at Nashville, Tenn. this first day of
Capt 9th Pa Vol Cavy 4 Div 20th A.C.
William Barlow, Lieut Comdg, Co F
59 Regt O.V.T.
Paid Nov. 7th, 1864
J.L. Price Paymaster USA
Recorded Dec. 16, 1865
Just a reminder – Applications for the Civil War Families of Clermont County are due on August 15.
This is a great way to honor your Civil War ancestor with Clermont County ties.
Paige Craig, CCGS Webmaster
22 February 2023