Decisions of the Department of the Interior in Appealed Pension and Retirement Claims; Also a Table of Cases Reported, Cited, Distinguished, Modified, and Overruled and of Statutes Cited and Construed Volume 13

Decisions of the Department of the Interior in Appealed Pension and Retirement Claims; Also a Table of Cases Reported, Cited, Distinguished, Modified, and Overruled and of Statutes Cited and Construed Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... and had died on September 1, -I. ."1'8_97, leaving her as his lawful widow surviving, without other means of.s, Ipport'than her daily labor. _ ' This application for widow's pension was rejected on August 14, 1901, ppdn the following stated ground: .. O Approved for rejection on the ground of claimant's declared inability to furnish necessary evidence to show organizations in which soldier is alleged to have ren dered prior service, and hence inability to establish her title to pension. From this action of rejection the present appeal was taken on August 31, 1901. ', The oflicial military records of the War Department show that the deceased soldier served during the war of the rebellion in the abovenamed organization from October 1, 1864, to July 11, 1865, upon which date he was honorably discharged and mustered out of the service with his company. There is no other record in the War Department indicating that the soldier ever rendered any other military service than that above indicated, or that he ever at any time was a member of any other organization in the military service of the United States. The deceased soldier was himself allowed a pension under the provisions of the second section of the act of June 27, 1890, based upon his service in Company K, One hundred and fortieth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, as shown by the records of the War Department, which pension he drew from March, 1892, to the date of his death. ' The only evidence appearing in this case indicating that the soldier had ever rendered a prior military service to that shown by the records of the War Department consists of a statement by this appellant that he had twice enlisted and served in the Army prior to his enlistment in Company K, One...show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236880641
  • 9781236880642