Signed by an officer who died at Savannah, Ga. in 1865
5 1/8 x 2 1/2, imprinted form, filled out in ink.
Sept. 1st, 1863. Paymaster 89 Reg., Ohio V., U.S.A., On First Day, Pay To The Order Of W. Copes, Sutler, 89 Reg. Ohio Vols. Two Dollars, And deduct the same from my pay for services to the U.S. Thomas Grayson, Company E, 89 Regiment Ohio, U.S.A. $2.00.
The following is on the back:
The Within Named
is a member of Company E, 89 Reg. Ohio V., U.S.A., Geo. H. DeBolt, 1st Lt., Comd'g Company.
Light age toning and wear.
Thomas Grayson, served in Co. E, 89th Ohio Infantry, from August 12, 1862, until January 4, 1864, when he was discharged for disability.
George H. Bolt, who also signed this document, enlisted as a 2nd lieutenant, on July 24, 1862, and was commissioned into Co. E, 89th Ohio Infantry. He was promoted to 1st lieutenant, on May 21, 1863; and captain, on November 25, 1864. He died from disease on February 3, 1865, at Savannah, Georgia, and is buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah.
The 89th Ohio Infantry saw action at Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta campaign, Sherman's March to the Sea and the 1865 Carolina's campaign.