8 x 10, imprinted form, filled out in ink.
The United States, To David C. Caward, 1st Sergt., discharged from F Company, 50th Regiment of U.S. Cold. Infty. For pay from 31st August 1864, to 3d of November 1864, being 2 months, 4 days, at 24 dollars per month. $49.60. For Bounty pay due $75.00. For clothing not drawn, 2 mos. & 2 days. $4.23. Balance $123.83.
Received of S.B.A. Hayes, Paymaster, U.S. Army, this 11th day of Feby. 1865, One Hundred twenty three dollars and eighty three cents, in full of the above account. Witness, Wills Timberlake. D.C. Caward. Light age toning and wear and some tiny edge chips.
David C. Caward, served in the 50th U.S. Colored Infantry, 1863-65, and ended the war with rank of 2nd lieutenant having been discharged on May 15, 1865.