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Military pensions -- United States -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Jasper Baxter Papers

Identifier: MC 1114
Scope and Content Note

Pension application form letters and documents received or submitted by Baxter's widow to the Department of the Interior Bureau of Pensions. Documents include those pertaining to Baxter's divorce from his first wife Matilda in 1869 and an 1863 promotion certificate presented to Corporal Robert D. Harris of Company I, 2nd Arkansas Cavalry (Union).

Dates: 1863-1903

Griffith Family Papers

Identifier: MC 2419

Materials pertaining to the history of the Griffith family, particularly Marion P. Griffith, including ledger pages, memo books, notes, and war ration booklets.

Dates: circa 1834-1948

Brackin Lewis Letter

Identifier: MS L585 291A
Scope and Content Note

Letter post-marked Carter's Store (Washington County), from former Captain Brackin Lewis, Company B, First Arkansas Cavalry (Union), to William W. Dudley, U.S. Commissioner of Pensions, regarding Lewis' claim based on his wartime illnesses.

Dates: 1884

B. F. Little Papers

Identifier: MC 1077
Scope and Content Note

Items pertaining to B.F. Little of Washington County. The papers contain items pertaining to Little's attempt to receive a pension for his Civil War service, other financial records (including tax receipts), and items relating to his duties as sheriff. Also included are materials about his son-in-law, C.E. Swift.

Dates: 1862-1918