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    Confederate Discharge Certification for Captain Isaac A. George of the 2nd Mississippi Volunteers. Twenty-five-year-old Captain George, who had enlisted in the 2nd Mississippi Volunteers in April 1861, was certified "during the last thirty days . . . unfit for duty Every day on account of Pneumonia." Signed by J. M. Stone and approved by Colonel William C. Falkner of the 2nd Mississippi Regiment. (Falkner was the great-grandfather of Mississippi author William Faulkner). The top portion of this document has completely detached. The document has been affixed to another document also certifying that George was "incapable of performing the duties of a Soldier." Signed by Surgeon H. H. Hubbard. Endorsements on the reverse are signed for Brigadier General William H. C. Whiting by Major James H. Hill. George was discharged on January 24, 1862. Stained and soiled.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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