Signed on verso “John C. Roosa 53d Co. V.R.C.” Enlisted on 9/18/1861 as a Private. On 9/18/1861 he mustered into “H” Co. PA 45th Infantry. He was transferred out on 3/15/1865. On 3/15/1865 he transferred into Veteran Reserve Corps (date and method of discharge not given). He was listed as: * Wounded 6/3/1864 Cold Harbor, VA.