Military Monday – Milton T. McCoy Pension File

Last week I posted the table of contents for Henry A. Hayes’s Civil War Pension File. Today is for his in-law Milton T. McCoy.

Milton McCoy Civil War Pension File

24th Iowa Infantry Volunteers Company F

Service: 29 Feb 1864-13 May 1865

  • 26 May 1865   Certificate of Disability for Discharge
  • 7 June 1865     Claim of Officer or Soldier for Invalid Pension
  • 23 Aug 1865   Additional evidence for claim
  • 24 Sept 1867   Surgeon’s Certificate
  • 1 Sept 1871     Examining Surgeon’s Certificate (Dr. James Lang)
  • 6 Dec 1871      Letter from Milton McCoy to Hon. J. H. Baker written in Oxford, Iowa
  • 6 Sept 1875     Surgeon’s Certificate for Pension Review (Post Office Plato, Missouri)
  • 28 Dec 1875    Declaration for the Increase of an Invalid Pension
  • 21 Mar 1876    Sworn statement from Milton McCoy
  • 23 May 1876   Examining Surgeon’s Certificate for Increase in Pension (Dr. Jas. Tynee?)
  • 6 Sept 1877     Surgeon’s Certificate for Pension Review (Dr. R.B. Lynch)
  • 29 April 1879  Letter regarding pension
  • 3 Sept 1885     Declaration for the Increase of an Invalid Pension
  • 28 Oct 1885    Increase of Pension Claim
  • 28 Oct 1885    Surgeon’s Certificate Increase of Pension (No doctor name – papers cut off)
  • 7 Jan 1886       S.E.D. Cover Sheet that says Claim unworthy of attention.
  • 15 May 1886   Declaration for the Increase of an Invalid Pension
  • 28 June 1886   Letter from Milton McCoy to Gen JG Black
  • 19 Sept 188(6) Letter from Milton to W.W. Indley
  • 21 Oct 1886    Court Case
  • 29 Oct 1886    Letter from Milton to Gen J.G. Black
  • 21 Dec 1886    Depositions
  • 12 Mar 1887    Letter from Milton McCoy to J.G. Black
  • 4 Apr 1887      Affidavit from J.E. Cunningham
  • 12 Oct 1887    Notice to furnish records on Milton McCoy to Pension Office
  • 5 Dec 1887      Letter written by Milton McCoy stating his service and injury information
  • 2 Jan 1888       Note from Milton McCoy regarding failing health
  • 20 Jan 1888     Proof of service and wound at Cedar Creek
  • 20 June 1888   Letter from Milton McCoy to Gen J.G. Black
  • 1 Aug 1888     Letter from Milton McCoy stating his service and injury information. Contains acknowledgments from J.E. Cunningham and Olivia Cunningham that they know said Milton McCoy. (These are his in-laws).
  • 23 July 1888    Letter from Milton McCoy to Gen J.G. Black
  • 5 Feb 1889      Letter from Milton McCoy stating his service and injury information.
  • 11 Feb 1889    Letter from Milton McCoy to Gen J.G. Black
  • 18 Feb 1889    Affidavit from (DW) Lingo? (difficult to read) Former Confederate.
  • 21 Feb 1889    Letter from Milton McCoy to Gen J.G. Black
  • 16 Mar 1889    Letter from Milton McCoy to Hon J. W. Noble
  • 30 Mar 1889    Law Division Appeal notice for pension
  • 24 Apr 1889    Appeal Dismissed notice
  • 22 July 1889    Declaration for the Re-Rating and Increase of an Invalid Pension
  • 13 Nov 1889   Letter from Milton McCoy to Hon G. B. Raum (Ramm?)
  • 14 Dec 1889    Letter from Milton McCoy to Hon Commissioner
  • 10 Feb 1890    Letter from Milton McCoy to Hon Commissioner Raum
  • 10 July 1890    Neighbor Affidavit (JE Cunningham E Tracht, William Driscoll, S.R. Toad (Foad) M.D. (?)
  • 10 July 1890    Soldier’s Application
  • 11 Aug 1890   Physician’s Affidavit Dr. S.K. Foote (?)
  • 16 Feb 1891    Letter from Milton McCoy to unknown. Discusses pension and injuries
  • 1 Apr 1891      Surgeon’s Certificate for Pension Increase
  • 21 July 1891    Letter from Milton McCoy to Hon President
  • 4 Aug 1891     U.S. Pension Agency form stating last paid amount was $6
  • 18 Aug 1892   Letter from Milton McCoy to Comrade Palmer (mentions G.A.R. post)
  • 8 Mar 1893      Surgeon’s Certificate for Pension Increase
  • 11 May 1893   Authority to Prosecute Claim
  • 26 Feb 1895    Letter from Henry Driscel describing Milton McCoy’s injuries
  • 6 May 1895     Bureau of Pensions Milton McCoy overview
  • 20 Aug 1895   Bureau of Pensions Medical Division information
  • 5 Sept 1895     Letter to Milton from Bureau of Pensions
  • Oct 1895         Assessment List
  • 25 Jan 1896     Widow of Milton McCoy to receive pension
  • 1896                Overview of pension and payments
  • 11 Feb 1896    Affidavits from William Walker, Joseph Cunningham, Henry Driscel, Joseph E. Cunningham, Margaret A Powall
  • 28 Mar 1896    Assessment letter
  • 7 May 1896     Affidavit from Squire K. Foote
  • 23 May 1896   Affidavit from Mary E. McCoy
  • 3 July 1896      Affidavit from Nancy E Powers
  • 26 Feb 1898    Widow Claim for Pension
  • 26 Feb 1898    Affidavit from Mary E. McCoy
  • Copy of Marriage License issued 19 Oct 1867 for M.T. McCoy and Mary E. Cunningham.
  • Widows Pension information
  • Information on increase in payment
  • 4 Nov 1928     Drop Report – Pensioner due to death (Mary McCoy)
  • Overview of payments

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