Signed by an officer who died in 1864
17 x 11, imprinted form, filled out in ink. For Captain Asaph Clark, 9th Vermont Infantry. Includes his muster information and states that he was commissioned Captain by the Gov. of Vermont, May 25th, 1863.
I Certify, On Honor, That I have carefully examined the officer whose name is borne on this Roll...and have accepted Him into the service of the United States for the term of Three Years unless sooner discharged from this Fourth day of July 1863. John S. Hunt, 1 Lieut. 4 Arty., Mustering Officer. Date: August 11th, 1863. Station: Fort Monroe, Va.
Light age toning and wear.
Asaph Clark, was a resident of Cavendish, Vt., when he enlisted on May 3, 1861, as a 1st lieutenant, and was commissioned into the 1st Vermont Infantry, a 90 days unit. He was mustered out on August 15, 1861. He re-enlisted on June 25, 1862, as 1st lieutenant, and was commissioned into the 9th Vermont Infantry. He was promoted to captain, on May 25, 1863; and was mustered out on June 13, 1865.
John S. Hunt, who signed this document, enlisted on October 2, 1861, as a 1st lieutenant, and was commissioned into the 2nd New York Heavy Artillery. He was discharged on October 21, 1861, and commissioned into the 4th U.S. Light Artillery. He drowned on May 29, 1864.