New Berne N.C.
This is to certify that I was Detailed on Recruiting service March 1864 under Maj T. C. Jameson 5" R. I. Art Vol. for the purpose of raising the 14" U.S.C.A Hvy - and was stationed at Newport N.C. & on or about the 15" of May 1864 one Lewis O. Dove, enlisted under me and was sent to New Berne examined and sent to the Camp of said Regt.
And also on or about the 17" of April 1865 he died in the Hospital at Morehead City N.C.
That said decased was a sound & able bodied man so far as I know when he enlisted in Co. C. 14" U.S.C.A. Hvy.
Also that I have no intrest in this clame
I am Sir
Very Respt &c
R J Brown
Late 1st Lt 14 U S C A Hvy