Life History of
William Henry GARDNER
Document 3 - U. S. Military Discharge dated 27-Feb-1901
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN KNOW YE, That WILLIAM H. GARDNER, a Sergeant of Company "I" of the 33d. Regiment of Infantry United States Volunteers, who was enlisted on the eleventh day of August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine to serve for the period ending June 30, 1901, is hereby HONORABLY DISHCARGED from the service of the UNITED STATES, by authority of par. 2, G.O. #145, dated Hdqrs. Division of the Philippines, December 18, 1900; services being no longer required. NO OBJECTION TO HIS REENLISTMENT IS KNOW TO EXIST The said WILLIAM H. GARDNER was born in Dyersburg, in the State of Tennessee and when enrolled was 28-8/12 years of age, 5 feet 3-1/2 inches high, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, and by occupation a printer. Given at Camp Wallace, Manila, this 27th day of February, 1901. (original signed) M. D. CRONIN Colonel 33d Inf. U.S.Vols. Commanding the Regiment Countersigned, (original signed) Wm. A. Shurck Major, 34th Infty. U. S. V. Mustering Officer. MILITARY RECORD Noncommissioned Officer: Corporal from Sept. 29, 1899 to Jan. 25, 1901. Sergt. since Jan. 26, 1901. Distinguished service: None Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: Gen'l Wheaton's Northern Expedition November, 1899. At landing of Brig. Gen'l Wheaton's Expediti- onary Brigade and bombardment of San Fabian, P. I. November 7, 1899. Skirmish near Santa Tomas, P. I. November 8, 1899. Battle of San Jacinto, P. I. Nov. 11th, 1899. General Young's Northern Expedition December 1899. Wounds received in service: None. Remarks: Character Excellent. Services - - - HONEST AND FAITHFUL. AN EXCEPTIONALLY GOOD SOLDIER. (original signed) R. T. ELLIS Captain 33rd Infantry U. S. V. Commanding Company "I"
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