The Calvin Shedd Papers > Transcripts of Letters > November 16, 1963

Lieut Calvin Shedd 7th Regt N.H. Vols having applied to me for a certificate of which to ground an application for a leave of absence. I do hereby certify that I have carefully examined this Officer and find him suffering from dibility, chronic Diarhea and inflamation of bowells, and that in consequence thereof he is my opinion unfit for duty or to travel

I further declare that it is my belief that he will not be able to resume his duties in a less period than twenty days

Dated at Enfield, N.H. this sixteenth day of Nove. 1863

                                                            Alfred R. Bullard
                                      U.S. Asst Surg. 3d N.H. Dvision

Enfield N.H. Nov. 16th

Grafton S.S. Personly appeared the above named Alfred R. Bullard and made oath the above certificate by him subscribed is true

                                     Before Me
                                     James F. Puttee Justice the Peace

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