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Document Type: Autograph Document Signed
Document Title: Furlough Pass for Thomas Griffin Read, 12-22 Feb. 1862

Author: George C. Eastham
Date: February 12, 1862
Place: Camp Zolieoffe, Virginia

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 2 pages (23 x 14 cm.) on 1 sheet

Number: MSN/CW 5015-9

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     The bearer hereof Thomas G. Reed a private of Capt. L. C. Whitescarver's Company "I" 33rd Regt Va. Vols. aged twenty six years, five eleven inches high, pale complexion, gray eyes, light hiar, and by occupation a tailor born in Culpepper [sp. Culpeper] County in the State of Va. and enlisted at Harrisonburg in the county of Rockingham State of Va. on the 22nd day of June 1862 [properly 1861], to serve for the period of one year, is hereby permitted to go to his home in the county of Rockingham State of Va. he having received a furlough from the 12th day of Feb'y to the 22nd day of Feb'y 1862, by reason of his Brother's [i.e., John Henry Read's] illness who received a severe injury in the Artillery Service of the Confederate States, at which period he will rejoin his company at Camp Zolieoffe, Va or wherever it there may be or be considered a deserter. Given under my hand this 12th day of Feb'y 1862

G. C. Eastham 2nd Lieut.
Comd'g Co.

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Camp Zolieoffe Feby 12" 1862

G. C. Eastham 2nd Lieut Comd'g Co.

A furlough of ten days granted Private Thomas G. Read Co. "I" 33rd Reg't Va. Vols. by reason of his Brothers illness who received a severe injury in his Artillery Servise of the Confederate States

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