8 September 1862: “Reported to Dr. Otis and he recommended me for discharge…”

Item description: A short entry, dated 8 September 1862, from the diary of Newton Wallace, Company I, 27th Massachusetts Infantry, indicating that he will apply for a discharge from service.

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Item citation: Diary commencing Oct. 14, 1861 – ending Sept. 20th, 1863 / Newton Wallace, VCC970.742 W19d, from the North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill.

Item transcription:

I reported to Dr. Otis and he recommended me for discharge. it is to be made out as soon as blanks can be obtained.

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