Presented here are the discharge papers and a series of government documents regarding the service of Private DeWitt Clinton Henneberger of Company H. This is an excellent example of documents that a Civil War soldier received regarding his service during the war. It's interesting to note that Private Henneberger was given 25 cents per day for the 39 days that he spent in Libby, Castle Thunder and Belle Isle prisons. He was a carpenter from Hagerstown and lived out his years after the war in nearby Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. He died on October 25, 1902 and is buried in Burn's Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.
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