For soldier wounded in the battle of Cedar Creek, Va.
8 1/4 x 11, imprinted form, filled out in ink.
The United States, To Orra C. Cole, Private, discharged from A Company, 10 Regiment of Vermont Vols. For Pay from 1 of January, 1865, to 16 of June 1865, being 5 months, 15 days, at 16 dollars per month. $88.00. Bounty due $75.00. For pay for traveling from Washington, D.C. the place of my discharge, to St. Johnsbury, Vt., the place of my residence, 580 miles, at twenty miles per day, equal to 29 days, at 16 dollars per month. $15.46. For subsistence for traveling as above, 29 days, at 50 cents per ration or day. $14.50. For clothing not drawn. $46.03. Amount $238.99. Deduct for clothing withdrawn. $3.32. Balance. $235.67. Received of Maj. N.T. Brinton, Paymaster, U.S. Army, this 3 day of July, 1865, Two hundred & thirty five dollars and sixty seven cents, in full of the above account. Orra C. Cole. Light age toning and wear. Very fine.
Orra C. Cole, was mustered into Co. A, 10th Vermont Infantry, as a private on September 1, 1862. He was wounded in action at the battle of Cedar Creek, Va., on October 19, 1864.
The 10th Vermont Infantry participated in the battles of Antietam, Orange Grove, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Monocacy, Winchester, Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek, and Sailor's Creek.