Head Quarters Co. E. 26th Reg. Wis. Vol.
Bridgeport, Tenn., October 9th 1863.
This is to certify that Friederick William Gross, form West Granville, County of Milwaukee, State of Wisconsin, is a member of comp. E, 26th Reg., Wis. Vol. and has been mustered in the United Stare Service for three years at the City of Milwaukee, Wis., the seventeenth day of September 1862 by Capt. Towbridge of the U. St. Army.
Peter Fernekes Capt.
Comd'g Comp "E" 26th Regt. Wis. Vol. Inf.
Wisconsin Historical Society, 1200 Series, Box 128, Correspondence 1864