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Re: Pension application contest widows?
Posted by: decmay (ID *****0397) Date: January 13, 2014 at 18:37:13
In Reply to: Pension application contest widows? by Gregory Pilon of 29688

Have you ordered the full Pension file? That should explain who claimed what. Here is information on how to get it.
http://blogs.archives.gov/online-public-access/?p=1702

http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2010/06/us-civil-war-pension-files.html

This has the best explanation I have read through the years....
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/%22Lots+of+them+did+that%22%3A+desertion,+bigamy,+and+marital+fluidity+in...-a0115966474


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