These two discharge documents are for James M. Thornton (sometimes spelled Thorton), who served in the 2nd Minnesota Infantry from September 1861 through July 1865. Records indicate Thornton was twice woundedat Chickamauga and at Kennesaw Mountain.The first discharge was issued in December 1863 at Chattanooga and lists the reason for discharge as Reenlisting in the Veterans. It is signed by Captain David B. Loomis of Thorntons Company F, as well as Lieutenant Samuel J. Dick of the 18th US Infantry, assistant quartermaster for the 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps. The second discharge was issued when the regiment mustered out at Louisville in July 1865. It is signed by Captain Jacob Kline of the 16th US Infantry and Captain John S. Livingstone of the 2nd Minnesota. Very good condition on both documents, with light foxing and toning. Creased at the original folds. Each measures about 8 1/2 x 11. Please see my other items for more interesting Civil War letters, documents, and images. The item "Civil War Discharges for 2nd Minnesota Soldier Wounded at Chickamauga & Kennesaw" is in sale since Tuesday, February 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Documents". The seller is "iron-horse-sales" and is located in Champaign, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.