Posted By:Linda wood
Subject:Civil War information/help
Post Date:November 19, 2005 at 19:59:13
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Forum:Tuscarawas County, OH Genealogy Forum
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My Descendent is buried in New Philadelphia, Fair St. He has a civil war stone and a star shaped momument that says Army of the Republic 1861-Veteran-1866. What does that mean? The cemetery records says he was in company D 52nd but I can't find any record of him in that company and I filed for a pension file from NARA but they couldn't find a record for him? I found a William F. Carson in Company B in the 52nd so I requested that Pension record, thinking he could be a relative, he was in that company and died in Tenn, it is well documented and they couldn't find a record for him, how can that be? How can I find my Robert and for that matter William Carson's?