Posts Tagged With: Pension files

Breaking It Down – Put It In Date Order

I have been working on a friend’s genealogy off and on when I have time for the last three years. Found out he has two Civil War soldiers on his dad’s side. We have not done his mom’s side yet. My friend ordered the pension files for these two soldiers and had them shipped to […]

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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 […]

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Military Monday – Henry A. Hayes Pension File

I wrote about requesting and receiving the pension files for a good friend’s family a couple weeks ago.When I receive a pension file I sort it by date and use post it notes to mark each year. Then I create a table of contents for the entire file. Just gives me a better idea of […]

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