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Squirrel Hunter Discharge

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Cincinnati was menaced by the enemies of our Union. David Tod, Governor of Ohio called on the Minute Men of the State and the Squirrel Hunters came by thousands to the rescue. You Daniel Crimerine [sic] were one of them and this is your HONORABLE DISCHARGE. September 1862. Chas. W. Hill Adjt. Gen. of Ohio Approved by DAVID TOD, Governor. Malcolm McDonell. Major & A. D. C.

Great Seal of the State of Ohio

Will P. Noble, del.

[at lower right] Ehrgott, Forbriger & Co. Lith. Cin.