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Military pensions -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Annie Glenn Robinson letters

Collection number: ahc.MSS290f
Scope and Content

This collection contains two letters written to Annie Glenn Robertson about her father, John L. Robertson and his military pension from serving in the Confederate Army from Georgia. The letters are from Robert L. Rogers who served with Mr. Robertson, and from A. B. Myack, both of whom offered to assist in helping her with his pension.

Dates: 1919

DuBose family collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of the DuBose family and the historical Civil War items they collected. The personal papers pertain to geneaology, correspondence, and DuBose Jr.'s military service in the United States Navy. Also included are manuscripts and presentations written by members of the DuBose family as well as many collected from others about the Civil War.These papers document the DuBose family's interest in the Civil War. There is...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

Hugh Anderson Haralson Letterbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS110
Scope and Content The collection consists of an indexed letter book of Hugh A. Haralson and correspondence addressing personal and professional topics. Author name and corresponding page number arrange the letter book index alphabetically. The collection documents issues concerning the average Southern citizen during the antebellum years. Some issues discussed include agriculture in Coweta County, Georgia, pension laws, states’ rights, land claims, Indian affairs, legislation, land grants and sales, slavery,...
Dates: 1849 - 1850

James W. Cole papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS693f
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence, military records, and pension records for James W. Cole and John B. Cole. The bulk of the papers relate to bounties and pensions paid to heirs of James W. Cole, as well as details of James' military service during the Civil War. There are two letters from John B. Cole and Aaron Shaw written to James during their service. There is also a letter and blank form from the law offices of Harvey Spalding and Sons soliciting cases for claims of pensions or...
Dates: 1862-1941, undated

Manry-Pittman family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS450
Scope and Content

This collection contains materials pertaining to the Manry and Pittman families. Documents include deeds and correspondence as well as genealogy papers. There are newspaper clippings, vital record documents, and military records. Of particular interest are the Civil War papers of James Manry that include his discharge and furlough papers.

Dates: 1864-1950, undated

Oliver family papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS959f
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a poem by John S. Madden dedicated to John E. Oliver, titled "Halloween"; Madden's obituary; a postcard commemorating the lynching of Leo Frank; a letter from Herman Talmadge thanking Lidu "L. E." Olver for contributing to his Georgia gubernatorial campaign; correspondence about Jesse Ricketson Armstrong's service in the Confederate States Army and his wife, Kate Farr Armstrong's, pension.

Dates: 1915-1947, undated

Series V: Campbell County, 1831-1941, undated

Scope and Contents This series contains vital, financial, and court records from Campbell County before it merged with Fulton County in 1931. Departments documented include the Sheriff's office, Court of Ordinary, and Inferior Court. The bulk of the records are annual return books and minute books. Also in the series are ledgers of taxes, account audits, and funds. Vital records include a census, statistics index, ledger of paupers, pensions, and a docket of invalid soldiers. Of particular note are a sheriff’s...
Dates: 1831-1941, undated

Sons of Confederate Veterans collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS385
Scope and Content

This collection contains organizational records pertaining to the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Included in the collection are programs, correspondence, and invitations.

Dates: 1897-1962, undated

Thomas J. Roberts memorabilia

Collection number: ahc.MSS289f
Scope and Content

This collection contains an assortment of collected documents, including an 1819 Revolutionary War pension of Thomas Roberts; bond notes of the Confederate States of America, and a record of payment from Atlanta & West-Point Railroad Company to A. C. Rice in 1861.

Dates: 1819-1864