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Guide to the John H. Connolly discharge 1978.069

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 17, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 84th (1861-1864).
Title: John H. Connolly discharge
Dates: 1864
Abstract: The certificate of discharge of Private John Connelly from Company F, 84th Regiment, New York State Infantry Volunteers, dated March 19, 1864. Private John H. Connelly served in Lt. Henry Brown's 84th Regiment of the New York State Infantry during the American Civil War. Connelly fought and was disabled at the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. He was discharged on account of wounds suffered in the battle. Connelly was a native of New York City.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0079
Call Phrase: 1978.069
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Connelly, John

Document Type

  • Discharges
  • Military records

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.)
  • United States |x History |y Civil War, 1861-1865

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); John H. Connolly discharge, 1978.069, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Claire Connolly, 1972.

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