This is an original framed discharge paper dated 1865 for a Union Civil War soldier. It's in very good condition having nor tears but it does have folds from most likely being in a soldier's pocket. There's a lot of writing on the document. Silas Boyer is his name he was with company K of the 188th regiment from New York.
He served a year and was discharged on May 30, 1865. There is more information written on the document but it is small and cramped in.
There are various other soldier's signatures on the paper as well such as the officer in charge and a captain. The document measures 8 by 10 1/2 inches and is framed. The frame is dinged up a bit but solid wood. It has a board backing.The item "Framed Original Discharge Paper For Union Civil War Soldier 1865" is in sale since Sunday, March 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Documents". The seller is "gerryandsons" and is located in Gilbert, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, Switzerland, Norway, Croatia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bolivia, Ecuador, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay, Canada, Dominican republic, El salvador, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Montserrat.