Everingham Family History Public Record Reprint


State of Iowa___ Town of__ New Oregon_

I, ___B D Everingham___ born in __Canada___ in the State of ___(crossed out)__ aged__Thirty One___ years, and by occupation a ___Carpenter__Do hereby acknowledge to have volunteered this ___Eighth__ day of __August__18_62_, to serve as a SOLDIER in the ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, for the period of Three Years, unless soooner discharged by proper authority: Do also agree to accept such bounty, pay, rations, and clothing as are, or may be established by law for volunteers. And I_____________ do solemnly swear, that I will bear true and faithful allefiance 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 __Dubuque__
this___Eighth__ day of__October_18_62.
BEFORE_Chester J Campbell

I CERTIFY, ON HONOR, The I have minutely inspected the Volunteer,__B.D. Everingham__ previously to his enlistment, and that he was entirely sober when enlisted; that, to the best of my judgement and belief, he is of lawful age; and that, in accepting him as duly qualified to perform the duties of an able-bodied soldier, I have strictly observed the Regulations which govern the recruting service.
This soldier has _Blue_ eyes, _Brown_ hair, Light complexion, is _5_ feet _10_ inches high.

__38th__ Regiment of __Iowa__ Volunteers.
DJ? Campbell Mustering__ Recruiting Officer.

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