2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 22, 2021 10:50 AM by Elliot Schneider

    Seeking explanation of Spanish American War abbreviations

    Debbi Logan Newbie

      I have a copy of the separation entry for an ancestor who served in the Spanish American War and I don't understand one of the abbreviations.  After his name, it reads "Disclid Oct28.04 at Angel Isl'd, Cal by expr. serv.  Pvt.  Exclt." I get that something happened on October 28, 1904 at Angel Island in California because his term of service was expired, that he was a private, and had an excellent record.  But what does "disclid" mean?  The record is handwritten and the abbreviation occurs several times on the page for a number of servicemen, so it isn't a typo.  I'm  stumped!  Any help or explanation you can give would be most appreciated. Thank you.