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Pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, etc.

United States. Congress. House

Pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, etc.

by United States. Congress. House

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

    Subjects:
  • Sailors,
  • Soldiers,
  • Military pensions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPensions, etc., for certain soldiers and sailors of Civil War, etc
    SeriesH.rp.1868
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination106 p.
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17241301M

      Civil War pensions are especially fascinating because of the wide array of things people submitted as evidence." In the 19th and early 20th centuries, only Union soldiers were eligible for.   This publication contains index cards for pension applications of veterans who served in the U.S. Army between and , including wars other than the Civil War. Records are sorted by units within regiments from each state in the Union. Find a soldier by searching on his name or browse by regiment. Learn about his term of service, and use the information to request his pension record.

    Senate Committ ee on Pensions, Pensions and Increase of Pensions for Certain Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War, Etc. (S. Rpt. ; Serial Set )). Conclusion Since every pension fi le is unique, there is no guarantee that the family data circular will be in the fi le you seek. However, there is a prett y good chance of fi nding one. The areas of interest and possible research in the Grand Army of the Republic in such collections are many: the founding and growth of veterans' societies; social aspects and charitable activities of Civil War veterans; the establishment and development of orphans' and veterans' pensions, and the post-war political activity of Union veterans.

    Through Mrs. Murdock's tireless efforts, Congress was persuaded to increase pensions for Mexican War veterans, first to $12, later to $ Mrs. Murdock presided over the last meeting of the NAVMW, held in Indianapolis in The Dames of continued in existence until Mr. Murdock's death in However, Dr. George Smith has done extensive research on this subject as well and based upon both Union and Confederate documents included in the Official War Records, it is his opinion that “Since it was illegal for Blacks, either free or slave, to carry and bear arms, it is extraordinarily hard to believe there w Blacks serving in Confederate ranks, with o seeing combat.


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Pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, etc by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

67TH CONGRESS, } HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES f REPOTrr 9d Session. ; NNo, i PENSIONS AND INCREASE OF PENSIONS TO CERTAIN SOLDIERS AND SAILORS OF THE CIVIL WAR, ETC. SEPTEM Qrdered to beprinted. FULLER, from the committee of conference, submitted the fol- lowing CONFERENCEREPORT.

[ToaccompanyH. ] The committee of conference on. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.

Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records. Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the Regular Army and Navy, etc., and certain soldiers and sailors of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors.

Vetoed April $7, The veto message was laid before the House on May 3,referred to the. the Civil War and Later Wars and in the Regular Army After the Civil War.

7 rolls. Arranged alphabetically by the widow’s surname. Some widows drew pensions from the service of multiple husbands. In this etc. book, the pension application information for all soldiers is usually included in a single file, under the surname of the most recent.

Civil war:­ Soldiers, Widows, Wives. Mothers, spanish war: Soldiers, Mothers, Total, 40 12 32 1 7 33 An increase of 43 cases, and an increase of expenditure of $1, over The object of this law is to provide for the burial of all honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines, and certain.

Civil War pensions became the world’s largest welfare system. Since soldiers’ homes were only available for long-term care, veterans had to patch together treatment and. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, This database is a compilation of military records (including state rosters, pension records, and regimental histories) of individual soldiers who served in the United States Civil War.

All Military in the Card Catalog. Not Every Civil War Veteran Received A Federal Pension While a large number of pensions had been processed, it only represented a portion of the soldiers who served. Most of my pension research centers on one particular union regiment and 70% of its nearly men had a pension application associated with their service.

Books: Glasson, William Henry, Federal Military Pensions in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, Glasson, William Henry, History of Military Pension Legislation in the United States. New York: Columbia University Press, Gorman, Kathleen, “Confederate Pensions as Southern Social Welfare,” in Elna C.

Greene, Before the New Deal: Social Welfare in the South, 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.

The Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the bill (H.|R. ) granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, etc., have examined the same and report: The report of the Committee on Pensions of the House of Representatives, hereto attached, is.

a pension to certain widows of the deceased soldiers and sailors of the late Civil War," approved April nineteenth, nineteen hundred and eight, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Ratefor Civil war States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the pas-Vidoi. ereased. Granting pensions and increase of pensions for certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, etc.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Invalid Pensions. 3 editions - first published in   Following the Civil War, pensions were initially granted under the "General Law" enacted on 22 July in an effort to recruit volunteers, and later expanded on 14 July as "An Act to Grant Pensions," which provided pensions for soldiers with war-related disabilities, and for widows, children under sixteen years of age, and dependent relatives of soldiers who died in military service.

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 group.

Pensions and increase of pensions for certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, etc. January 22 (calendar day, January 24), -- Ordered to be printed. S. ; for militia officers and men serving in Civil War.

for widows, etc., of soldiers and sailors serving in War with Spain, etc. same. same, consideration of S. Res. for widows of soldiers and sailors of Civil War, to amend law. of crippled soldiers and sailors, to increase.

: United States. Documents. 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: Congr Session 1, Chapter ; \r\n Keywords. Images of the name index to pension files held at the National Archives. The files relate to service between and Most of the files are for Union Civil War service but also include the War with Spain, Philippine Insurrection, Boxer Rebellion and Regular U.S.

military forces. These records are a part of RG 15 Records of the Veterans Administration and are NARA microfilm publication T   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.

The index cards refer to pension applications of veterans who served in the U.S. Army between and The majority of the records pertain to Civil War veterans. The indexing of this project has been provided by The Civil War added more than million Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines to the rolls." [36] The U.S.

Soldiers Home and the Philadelphia Naval Home were completely inadequate to this challenge: thus the "National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers," a system of eleven homes with attached hospitals that were built across the country between.This committee report the bill favorably and recommend that he be granted a pension at the rate of $17 per month.

Pensions and increase of pensions for certain soldiers and sailors of the regular Army and Navy, etc. Febru Serial Set Vol. No.Session Vol. No.B 64th Congress, 2nd Session