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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- Pensions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Allen collection

 Collection — Folder S3245
Identifier: S3245
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers that relate to Albert Allen's service in the 55th and 133rd regiments of the Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War ranging from 1864 to 1913, including a discharge certificate (1864), a handwritten testimony of Allen's discharge, and three pension documents from 1912 to 1913. There are also two unidentified portrait photographs.
Dates: 1864-1913

Cecil Beeson collection on Albert Woolson

 Collection — Folder S2796
Identifier: S2796
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies primarily on the life and military service of Albert Woolson. There is correspondence from Cecil Beeson in his acquisition of the papers, an article on the life of Albert Woolson, and copies of Woolson's military record, death certificate, and pension documents. The collection was created between 1956 and 1982.
Dates: 1956-1982

Chittenden family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L031
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other...
Dates: 1837-1913

Civil War pension claim book

 Collection — Volume 270
Identifier: V270
Scope and Contents This collection includes a record book used to document information ranging from 1887 to 1891 regarding pension claims in Clark County, Indiana. Most claims are identified with either Maring and Slusher or Maring, Slusher and Company, but a few note Evans, Jewel and Company as the claimant's representative. A number of the claims are for soldiers who had served in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois regiments. There are more than 30 claims by African-American soldiers and widows regarding...
Dates: 1887-1891

Civil War pensioners ledger

 Collection — Volume V394
Identifier: V394
Scope and Contents This ledger contains records of pension claims for Civil War veterans and windows in Indiana. There are entries dated from 1908 to 1918 divided into alphabetical sections by tabs. An individual entry includes the pensioner's or applicant's name, his or her residence, number of case (varies), company, regiment, and remarks on status.
Dates: 1908-1918

Edward W. Nicholson papers

 Collection — Folder S1554
Identifier: S1554
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of certificates, statements, letters, affidavits, transcripts of marraige and death records, and muster rolls relating to the Civil War veteran's pension of Edward W. Nicholson and his widow Emily Ellen Nicholson, ranging from 1861 to 1915.
Dates: 1861-1915

Horan family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0682
Scope and Contents This collection includes family letters from Ireland (1825-1840); letters of introduction for Haran written by Irish businessmen to acquaintances in the the United States (1836); tax receipts, merchant licenses, a will, naturalization papers, and other papers of Michael and Mary Horan from Kosciusko County, Indiana (1837-1858); Civil War veterans' papers and pension papers of Hiram F. Berst (1863-1888); Berst's certificates from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Patriarchal Circle and the...
Dates: 1825-1888

James F. Simpson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L355
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written correspondence, newspaper clippings, real estate and insurance papers, photographs, family history, and account books from James F. Simpson ranging from 1810-1942 regarding life, business, Switzerland County, and Civil War veterans, pensions, battles, and reunions. Notable items include barbed wire from Fort Pompelle in France and 6th Indiana regiment flag fragments.
Dates: 1810-1942

James P. Deal collection

 Collection — Folder S0345
Identifier: S0345
Scope and Contents This collection includes a military discharge certificate for James P. Deal from the U.S. Civil War on September 21, 1864 and a certificate from the U.S. Bureau of Pensions to Celestine Deal on June 13, 1890.
Dates: 1864, 1890

Joel W. McGrew collection

 Collection — Folder S3091
Identifier: S3091
Scope and Contents This collection contains the military service records and pension claims of Captain Joel W. McGrew. Materials date from 1861-1892. Papers include officer's commissions, discharges, pension claims and approvals, amongst others.
Dates: 1861-1892