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I did some additional research to find the spelling of his last name that was used when in service. It was Valentine Mustech. You need to remember spelling last names where very hard for some individuals because of them being illiterate and no education.
Please see where he is buried. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/3194898/valentine-mastead
Name: Valentine Mustech Enlistment Age: 24 Birth Date: abt 1838 Enlistment Date: 9 Aug 1862 Enlistment Place: Sturgis, Michigan Enlistment Rank: Private Muster Date: 5 Sep 1862 Muster Place: Michigan Muster Company: E Muster Regiment: 19th Infantry Muster Regiment Type: Infantry Muster Information: Enlisted Muster Out Date: 25 Feb 1863 Muster Out Place: Nashville, Tennessee Muster Out Information: died disease Side of War: Union Survived War?: No Residence Place: Burr Oak, Michigan Burial Place: Nashville, Tennessee Cemetery: Nashville National Cemetery Title: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Indexes to the Carded Records of Soldiers Who Served in Volunteer Organizations During the Civil War in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1762 - 1917 (Record Group 94) that include a file for Maskch, Valentine, which maybe a match for Valentine Musich. These records have been digitized and are available using the Catalog and here is a link: Maskch,Valentine- Unit: 19th Infantry, Company E- Enlistment Rank: Pvt, Discharge Rank: Pvt..
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