Military pensions -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Boone family collection
Collection — Folder S2134
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of two letters sent to the Indiana State Library from Dr. R. N. Mayfield regarding his Boone family genealogy. The first letter was received on January 31, 1931 and was a sent with “Boone Family” and “The New Boone History,” leaflets written and printed by Dr. Mayfield. The second letter is dated February 4, 1931 and was sent with a Photostat copy of the June 28, 1785 payroll report by Captain Sam Kirkham for the men of the Lincoln Militia for their 32 day...
Dates: 1785, 1931
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Boone family collection
Caleb H. Stone collection
Collection — Folder S1255
Scope and Contents This collection contains military documents and letters pertaining to Caleb Hall Stone ranging from 1847 to 1917 regarding his service in the U.S.-Mexican War, which include an offical document appointing Stone as captain of the "Rough and Ready Guards" of the 4th Indiana Regiment dated May 29, 1847; two muster rolls from Captain Daniel Lunderman for Company G, 4th Indiana Regiment dated June and August 30-October 31, 1847; letters and envelopes ranging from 1881 to 1884; and documents...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Caleb H. Stone collection
Civil War pension claim book
Collection — Volume 270
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...
Civil War pensioners ledger
Collection — Volume V394
Scope and Contents This ledger contains records of pension claims for Civil War veterans and widows 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.
Edward W. Nicholson papers
Collection — Folder 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.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward W. Nicholson papers
Jacob Snider collection
Collection — Folder S1790
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of Civil War records from the National Archives. These records specifically relate to the military service of Jacob Snider and provide support of the claim of Alfred Miller, guardian, for benefits for Jacob Snider’s minor children, under provisions of an act of Congress (approved July 14, 1862) granting pensions to children of deceased veterans. Most of the photocopied documents are muster rolls. Exceptions are an enlistment form, hospital records, and a...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jacob Snider collection
James P. Deal collection
Collection — Folder 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
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James P. Deal collection
John Shaver collection
Collection — Folder S1763
Scope and Contents This collection includes official documents from various clerks in Indiana and at the federal War Department in ranging from 1827 to 1833 regarding Revolutionary War pensions for John Shaver and Samuel Alley.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Shaver collection
Leonard Swett, Mexican War pension
Collection — Folder S1278
Scope and Contents This collection has a photostat of a return of the 2nd Division of Volunteers for April 1848, commanded by Brig. Gen. Thomas Marshall. On legal-size paper are six typed pages by Leonard Swett requesting a pension for his Mexican War service. George C. Chalou, Military Archives Division, sent a letter to Kay Carpenter, Tacoma, Washington, on May 8, 1973, which gives information about Mr. Swett's army service. There are a few additional xerox copies of papers submitted with the request for a...
Dates: 1848 and 1880
Leroy Jenkins pension documents
Collection — Folder S3335
Scope and Contents The collection includes photocopies of documents ranging from 1896 concerning the pension of Leroy Jenkins, a veteran of the U.S.-Mexican War.