Day, Henry H.
August 24, 1865
A corporal of Co. H 106th Regt. NY Vols. in service of the US who
was discharged at US General Hospital Frederick MD on August 11, 1865
claims an invalid pension by reason of disability caused by a gunshot
wound of the right foot. Wound was caused by a musket ball which
entered the right foot on its outer side a little in front and below
the ankle joint passing through the foot in a direction inwards and
backwards and emerging near the point of the heel. The ankle joint is
greatly injured � enlarged and deformed. He is unable to bear his
weight upon the foot. His disability is total and permanent.
Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid.
A private of Co. A, 14th Regt. NY H. Artillery, whose name is on
the pension roll at Albany NY for 8 dollars per month. Disability
caused by a musket ball which entered and passed through the left arm
at the middle third, fracturing the bone and completely disabling the
Certificate made and sent. disability total.
Late a private of Co. A, 164th Regt. NY Vols. whose name is on the
pension list roll of Albany NY for 6 dollars per month. Disability
caused by a gunshot wound of the right hand . Wound was made by some
missile which extending (sic) from the palm of the hand to the last
joint of the index finger of the right hand partially paralyzing the
hand and producing complete paralysis of the fingers.
Disability continues and is � of a total disability. Certificate
made and delivered.
Westville. June 2, 1865
A private of Co. "H" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was
discharged at Chester US General Hospital, Chester PA on May 15, 1865
is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged
disability arising from a shell wound of the right leg. Applicant's
wound was caused by the bursting of a shell, a fragment of which
struck him on the right thigh near its middle, severing the flexor
muscles of the same, causing great destruction of tissue and resulting
in the permanent contraction of all the above-named muscles leaving a
deep cicatrix. He is unable to make full extension of his leg and it
(is) greatly weakened. He is totally incapacitated for obtaining
sustenance by manual labor. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.
March 16, 1866
Re-examined. Disability continues total.
September 22, 1866
Theron Downer, private in Co. H, 106th Regt. NY Vols. re-examined
this day. Disability continues total. Certificate made and sent.
Bangor. June 9, 1865
A private of Co."H" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was
discharged at Albany NY May 20, 1865 by reason of surgeon's
certificate of disability caused by wounds received in battle on the
9th of July 1864 at Monacacy MD claims an invalid pension by reason of
the present existence of the asforesaid disability. Applicant's wound
was caused by a musket ball which entered his left breast just below
the collar bone passing downward and backward emerging from the chest
just below the shoulder blade passing through the left lung. The
nerves supplying the left arm were so much injured as to partially
paralyze the arm and hand which have been decidedly atrophied.
Disability is total. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid.
March 20, 1866
Re-examined. Certificate delivered.
September 26, 1866.
A private and ordered to be examined for an increase. Disability
equivalent to the loss of a hand. Certificate made and sent.
Farmer, Darwin J.
A sergeant of Capt. McKane's Co. "I" 92nd Regt. NYS Vols.
discharged at Carver's Hospital ,Washington DC June 4, 1862 by reason
of surgeon's certificate of disability claims a pension on account of
asthma, piles and rheumatism, none of which are constantly present.
Featherstone, Henry W.
September 4, 1865
A private of Capt. R.D. Morehouse�s Co. H, 142nd Regt. NY Vols.
who was discharged at Raleigh NC on June 7, 1865 claims invalid
pension by reason of wounds received in battle. Applicant received a
wound caused by a piece of shell which entered the left leg just above
the knee on the inner surface passing backwards and a little outwards
and emerging near the popliteal space, severing some and injuring
others of the tendons of the flexor muscles of the leg. The limb is
greatly weakened by the wound. He also received an injury of the left
arm caused by some hard substance which struck it just above the elbow
which injured the brachial nerve causing a partial paralysis of the
arm. Disability total. Fee 12/ paid. (certificate) sent. Exam not
A sergeant of Capt. Hiliker's Co. "I" 16th NYS Vols.
discharged at Albany NY the 15th of May, 1863 claims invalid pension
by reason of a gunshot wound of the right leg made by a musketball
which entered the anterior surface of the right thigh 2 or 3 inches
below the groin. The ball was never extracted. Long continuous
exercise of the leg causes lameness. Also, damp weather causes it to
become painful. Fee paid. Certificate sent. 1/4 disability
October 19, 1865
Disability continues �.