3 edition of Texas Confederate soldiers and widows who drew pensions in Florida in 1903 found in the catalog.
Texas Confederate soldiers and widows who drew pensions in Florida in 1903
Sherman Lee Pompey
|Statement||by Sherman Lee Pompey.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 81/1733|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| leaves ; 28 cm.|
|Number of Pages||28|
|LC Control Number||80149411|
Although Confederate pensions were limited initially to disabled veterans, it was not long before eligibility was expanded to include veterans who were poor and in need. North Carolina and Florida led the way in , and by all of the states that had seceded from the Union offered pensions to indigent Confederate veterans. Texas Division Sons of Confederate Veterans- 4TH Brigade. 3, likes 89 talking about this. * CLICK ON INFO TO SEE MORE ABOUT US AND SEE VIDEOS AND HEAR GOOD OLD SOUTHERN MUSIC** BE SURE TO READ 5/5.
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Ordering Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications The Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications contain a great deal of information about the soldier's life before, during, and after the war. The Library and Archives has copies of the applications for Confederate soldiers and widows who applied for pensions in Tennessee. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, only Union soldiers were eligible for military benefits. It wasn't until the s that confederate soldiers began receiving pensions from the federal government.
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Therefore, the index of applicants for Confederate pensions in no way represents a complete roster of Texas residents who fought for the Confederacy. The Confederate Pension Applications were transferred to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) from the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts between and Arkansas Confederate Pension Records, (at ) FLORIDA.
Florida State Archives R. Gray Building South Bronough Street Tallahasse, FL Telephone: In Florida began granting pensions to Confederate veterans. In the State began granting pensions to their widows. Original data: Texas, Confederate Pension Applications, Vol.
1– & 1– Austin, Texas: Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows. Richmond, Virginia: Library of Virginia. Confederate Pension Applications, Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives and History. Confederate Pension Payment Amounts Received by Pensioners.
The following table lists the annual amount each pensioner was paid from enactment of the cash pension law in through the fiscal year ended August 31st,the last year in which payments were made without regard to age or date of. The federal government did not grant pensions to Confederate veterans or their dependents, however, southern state governments granted pensions to Confederate veterans and widows.
Veterans filed for pensions in the state where they were living at the time, not the state from which they served. States Issuing Pensions to Former Confederate Soldiers. Related data collections.
Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, Pension records for the soldiers or their widows who served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War are contained in this index. Need a little help with this one. I'm trying to find the soldiers & widows pension of John Ruffin Johnson 19th Texas Cavalry.
I found the index # but can't locate a copy of the pension. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Johnson, Della Red River County Johnson, John Ruffin. Texas declared its secession from the Union on February 1,and joined the Confederate States on March 2,after it replaced its governor, Sam Houston, when he refused to take an oath of allegiance to the with those of other States, the Declaration was not recognized by the United States government at Washington.
Some Texan military units fought in the Civil War east Capital: Austin. Confederate Pensions Alabama Arkansas, Texas, Florida Georgia Louisiana. Pensions for Confederate Civil War veterans and their widows were handled through the state in which the soldier served.
Unlike pensions for Union veterans, pensions for Confederate soldiers were. Florida Civil War Pension Index. his unit of service, state of service (if other than Florida), widow's first and maiden name, county from which the application was filed, and the year of application.
For background and file ordering information see the Confederate Pension Application Files web page at the Archives web site. The Texas Pensions for Confederate Soldiers Amendment, also known as Proposition 1, was on the November 4, ballot in Texas as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment, where it was measure levied a seven cent per $ valuation tax to fund pensions for Confederate soldiers and their widows.
Texas Confederate Pension Applications, (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes digitized images (for veterans or their widows resident in Texas since who were disabled or indigent) Texas Muster Roll Index Cards, (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes digitized images of.
Texas Confederate Pensions, (Choose TX in the drop down box) at Index to Texas Confederate Pension Applications, ; Confederate Indigent Families Lists, VIRGINIA. Library of Virginia Archives Division East Broad Street Richmond, VA. Fromwidows could apply for pensions for soldiers who'd died in service.
Ineligibility was extended to poor veterans and poor widows, both subject to means tests. Few applications from this period survive. The recent rediscovery of Rebel Private: Front and Rear, effectively lost for decades, marks an authentic publishing event in the literature of the Civil War.A rare insight into the conflict from the point of view of a Confederate army enlisted man, this compelling memoir has been hailed by historians as a classic and indispensible key to understanding the Southern by: 9.
How — and Why — Real Confederates Endorsed Slave Pensions Posted in African Americans, Memory by Andy Hall on J In another forum recently, there was a lively discussion going on about the historical basis for present-day claims about black Confederates.
Photograph of nine men and three women at a Confederate Reunion. Six of the men are in Confederate uniform while the other three wear suits, one with a vest and one with a tie.
Five of the men have ribbons attached to their coats. Five men have mustaches and four have beards. The man third from the right is holding a walking cane and the man five from the right, in the center, is B.B.
Paddock. As anticipated, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission’s Confederate pension records are now available online at the subscription genealogy website Hard copies will still be available for order as before but, in keeping with a policy change last fall, researchers will be notified of the cost and must send in their payments before the library staff will make the copies.
Of all the former Confederate states, Georgia generally spent the most per year on pensions, Alabama ran a close second. Both the Federal government and Southern state governments continued to provide pensions for Civil War veterans and their widows well into the middle of the twentieth century.
Pension programs for Confederate veterans were much slower to develop. Lacking any higher organization, each southern state assumed the responsibility of caring for disabled and/or indigent Confederate veterans and widows.
Texas began paying Confederate pensions inGeorgia in and Virginia in Cited by: 2. Index and images of applications for pensions filed by Confederate veterans and widows living in the state of Arkansas. Arkansas Confederate Pensions, — Attention: This site does not support the current version of your web browser.In Tennessee established the Board of Pension Examiners to determine if Confederate veterans applying for pensions were eligible.
Eligibility requirements included an inability to support oneself, honorable separation from the service, and residence in the state for one year prior to application.The Texas Pensions for Confederate Soldiers Amendment, also known as Proposition 4, was on the J ballot in Texas as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment, where it was measure would have levied a seven cent per $ valuation tax to fund pensions for Confederate soldiers and their widows.