For private wounded during the 1864 Atlanta campaign and signed by surgeon
21 x 10 1/2, imprinted form, filled out in ink.
Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing of Henry L. Smith, Co. I, 130th Regt. Ind. Infty. Vol. Private Henry L. Smith, was 18 years old when he enlisted, he had blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, stood 5 feet, 6 inches tall, was born in Howard Co., Indiana, and was a farmer by occupation. Also gives muster, pay and clothing information. Remarks: Henry L. Smith was wounded in Battle Aug. 6th, 1864, while charging the enemy's line of breastworks receiving a wound by musket ball under the right arm pit. He was absent from duty from Aug. 6th to Nov. 20th in Hosp. and on sick furlough, and has been absent sick since Dec. 25th/64. Was in the battle of Nashville, Dec. 15h & 16th/64. There is to be stopped from his pay for articles lost or thrown away, 1.2 shelter tent ($1.50) 1 canteen & strap (41 cents). These were issued to him when prices were as stated. The $13 pay and $60 bounty was paid upon his being mustered into Service by the mustering officer. U.S.A. Gen. Hospital No. 8, Nashville, Tenn., April 4, 1865. Money value of Clothing issued to Smith up to date $18.73. C.C. Byrne, Asst. Surg., U.S.A., In Charge. I Certify that the above is a correct transcript from the Records of Co. I, 130th Regt. Ind. Infty. Vol. Station: In field near Kingston, N.C. Date: March 12th, 1865. Henry J. Main, Capt., 130th Regt. Ind. Infty. Vol., Commanding the Company.
Light age toning and wear.
Charles C. Byrne, enlisted on June 23, 1860, as an Assistant Surgeon, and was commissioned into the U.S. Army Medical Staff. He was promoted to brevet major and lieutenant colonel, on March 13, 1865. He had subsequent service in the U.S. Army, retiring on May 7, 1901.