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Increase of pensions to certain former widows of soldiers and sailors of the Civil War.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Increase of pensions to certain former widows of soldiers and sailors of the Civil War.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military pensions,
  • Soldiers,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIncrease of pensions to certain former widows of soldiers and sailors of Civil War
    SeriesH.rp.1143
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16178273M

    Appendix A: Union Army Pensions and Civil War Records Real data is messy. Tom Stoppard, Arcadia The scope of the Union anny pension program, run for the benefit of veterans and their dependent children and widows, came to be enormous. Civil War Pensions. Such a large federal expenditure could not help but engender some criticism. The process of awarding pensions, which was administered locally, was amenable to political patronage and other forms of corruption.

    National Archives and Records Administration Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC Pensions for Soldiers Who Served During the Civil War, – A veteran’s pension file can include his rank, place of residence, age or date of birth, and time of service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, This database contains the names of approximately million soldiers who served in the American Civil War. In addition to their names, information that may be listed for each soldier includes regiment, company, and rank. U.S., .

    Civil War Pensions. Contributed by Robert C. Kenzer. In the immediate postwar years, Virginia tried to provide aid to its soldiers who had suffered significant disabilities during the American Civil War (–), especially those who had lost limbs. Over time the state shifted its artificial-limbs program to a commutation payment. Although U.S. Civil War veterans had received pensions since and Southern state governments had provided their veterans with artificial limbs and veteran retirement homes since the end of the war, it was not until the s and early s that the elevens states of the former Confederacy enacted what can accurately be called pension systems.


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Increase of pensions to certain former widows of soldiers and sailors of the Civil War by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nov 24,  · Kathleen L. Gorman has written about Civil War pension systems and explains that the first system was put in place in for Union soldiers. The initial pensions were for soldiers disabled from their service. The wives and children of those killed. Aug 08,  · Still Paying a Civil War Pension The U.S.

government pays out veterans' benefits to spouses and dependents of former soldiers. Civil War, Author: Curt Mills. Mar 17,  · Civil War pension applications and pension files at the National Archives are available for Union soldiers, widows and children who applied for a federal pension based on their Civil War service.

The resulting Civil War pension records often contain family information useful for genealogy research. FamilySearch - Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, FREE. Union service records of soldiers who served in the First Regiment of Alabama bextselfreset.com records include a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, his rank, and the unit in which he served.

Nov 27,  · Civil War Widows' Pensions. Thread starter 18thVirginia; Start date Nov 21, ; Many of the widows of Civil War soldiers were quite young, lots of them under age 21, so large numbers of these young women married again and were unable to access a pension. Even the book with the birth records during the War years has been damaged and is.

The files are grouped under the soldier's name. The pensioner's name (typically the widow's) is searchable, often giving her maiden name as well.

Children's names and other dependents' names are searchable as well. Case files include where and when a man served, details of his service, his life before the war, and his family, including information about his widow, children, and sometimes his.

Civil War Veterans Pensions. From The Atlantic Monthly, a description of possible abuses of the Civil War Veterans pensions. As the United States was the outcome of the Revolutionary War, one of the first duties of the government was the care of the soldiers of that war.

An act to increase the pension of widows, minor children, and various Indian wars, and so forth, and to grant a pension to certain widows of the deceased soldiers and sailors of the late civil war.

Author: U.S. Congress Subject: Congress 60, Session 1, Chapter ; \r\n Keywords. Nov 29,  · Civil War Pension Files Research Tips.

(or the widows of those who had died in the war) could receive a pension. Near the turn of the century, the parameters were expanded to include any disabled former soldier, regardless of the cause of his disability.

At some point in the process of accounting for all the soldiers who applied and. Black Confederate Pensioners After the Civil War. Mississippi’s pensions for Confederate veterans were limited to soldiers or sailors and their former servants with a disability sustained during the war, such as the loss of a limb, that prevented them from engaging in manual labor, and to women who had been widowed during the war and had.

Author of Old-Age Pensions, Hearing of the Grand Army of the Republic, Pension Legislation, Revision and Equalization of Rates of Pension, insurance, Pensions for Service in the War with Spain, etc, Equalization of Pensions to Former Soldiers, Marines, and Army Nurses, Pensions for certain widows of Civil war veterans.

Civil War Widows. Contributed by Robert C. Kenzer. Civil War widows in Virginia are defined as women married to Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War (–). The numbers of these women are difficult to determine—historians estimate between 4, and 6,—but their characteristics are clearer.

Civil War Pensions At the close of the Revolutionary War, the United States government began administering a limited pension system to soldiers wounded during active military service or veterans and their widows pleading dire Poverty.

CHAP. An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to widows [H. ] and former widows of certain soldiers, sailors, and marines of the Civil War, [Public, No. ] and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Rate for, Civil ar United States of America in Congress assembled, That the.

Sep 11,  · US Civil War ‘Widows Pensions’ d’oh A month back, in my enthusiastic review of Claire Santry’s new book (which, by the way, is now seriously outselling my own on Amazon – D’Oh), I mentioned a record-set she highlighted that I was only vaguely familiar with, US Civil War widows’ pension applications.

Case Files of Disapproved Pension Applications of Widows and other Dependents of Civil War and Later Navy Veterans panded it to include dependents of disabled soldiers and sailors. On August 26,the first public pension legislation Naval Pensions Before the Civil War. Includes veterans of the War of and Union service in the Civil War as well as their family members who received penions.

Pensioners on the Roll - Arizona Territory Official government list of veterans, widows and dependents receiving pensions for military service, in Arizona Territory, circa Dec 12,  · A world class pension scheme for your military service.

When a member of the armed forces reaches their retirement age, they receive one of the most generous pensions available in the UK.

the War Pensions Scheme civil partners and in certain circumstances partners who lived as spouses or lived as civil partners.

The War Pension Scheme does not cover travel costs to go to. Half-pay pensions to widows of enlisted men began during the war ofwhen special inducements were needed to secure enlistments. Legislation of this sort was restricted to widows of volunteers and militia-men untilwhen it was extended to widows of regular army soldiers who died of disabilities incurred in the Mexican war.

Dec 29,  · This pension story reminds me of one in our family about Walter M. Parish, veteran of the Mexican War and both sides in the Civil War.

His first wife died in Missouri after the Mexican War, and he married a widow whose husband had died of cholera near Cuba when returning from .This database features a card index to pension claims made by widows of veterans of the Civil War and later wars.

The cards typically include the name of the claimant, name of the soldier, military unit, the widow’s certificate number, date of the claim/filing, and remarks.UNION ARMY PENSIONS.

By the end of the Civil War,men had served in the U.S. Colored Troops. Seventy-eight percent of black men aged 15–49 in in the free northern states had served, a higher rate of service than that of whites in the same age bextselfreset.com by: 2.