Duane. Re-examined March 4, 1865.
Sergeant of Co. K, 118th Regt. NYS Vols. Chronic rheumatism of left
leg and constant pain of the right side. He is inscribed on the
pension list roll of Albany NY Agency for 8 dollars per month.
Certificate made and given to Taylor.
Disability continues �.
March 14, 1866
Disability continues 1/3 of total. Certificate delivered.
September 11, 1866
Late a sergeant in Co. K 118th Regt. NY Vols. re-examination.
Disability continues at the rate of � of a total disability.
Rheumatism affects left hip. Motion impaired in consequence of
contraction of tendon about joint. Disability �.
January 29, 1866
Late a private in Co. E, 18th Regt. NY Cavalry Vols. who was
discharged from the service of the US on September 13, 1865 at Ira
Harris US Gen. Hospital at Albany NY is an applicant for an invalid
pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a wound
caused by the kick of a horse in the abdomen while in the line of duty
at Key West March 1st, 1864 while engaged in adjusting a sling to a
horse. He received a kick from the animal, one foot striking him in
the pit of the stomach, the other over the region of the bladder.
Inflammation ensued accompanied by obstinate vomiting, and
constipation and difficulty voiding urine. There is at the present
time a swelling over the epigarthium and tenderness over the whole
abdomen. He is unable to stand and walk erect. The vomiting,
constipation and difficulty voiding urine continue. The disability is
total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam.
Sept. 11, 1863
Disability the result of a gunshot wound. Ball entered the chest
between the cartilages of the 5th and 6th ribs, fracturing in its
passage the left edge of the sternum causing, as he alleges, lameness
of the chest aggravated by much exertion. 2/3 disability. Fee paid.
Kennedy, William H.
January 13, 1866
Late a private in Co. A, 17th Regt. Vermont Vols. who was
discharged from the service of the United States in the field near
Alexandria VA on July 14, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of
an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg.
Said Kennedy received a wound made by a musket ball which entered the
left leg on its posterior surface about three inches below the knee
passing downwards and forwards coming out near the junction of the
upper and middle thirds of the leg, in its passage it fractured the
tibia. The leg has not recovered its strength. Walking much causes the
leg to swell and become painful.
Disability permanent and is � of a total disability . Certificate
made and sent Fee $1.50 paid. Re-exam. August 30 (1866?) and
Kent, George H.
September 8, 1866
Late a private in Co. C, 118th Regt. NY Vols. and Co. G 19th
Veterans Reserve Corps who was discharged at Buffalo NY on the (blank)
day of April, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of
a disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a
musket ball which entered his right side two inches above the crest of
the ileum passing backwards and coming out near the spinal column,
producing inflammation, ulceration, and causing great destruction of
tissue. He suffers much from pain of the affected side. He is unable
to perform any manual labor.
Disability total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made
and sent. Exam not ordered.
June 15, 1866
Late a private in co. A, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at
Hampton Hospital, Ft. Monroe, VA on (blank) is an applicant for an
invalid pension by reason of physical disability resulting from
opacity of cornea of right eye , a result of inflammation. Vision in
that eye is destroyed.
Disability �. Fee charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam
King, Wallace W.
of Malone, late a private of Co. B, 98th Regt. NY Vols. whose name
is on the pension roll at the Albany Agency for 8 dollars per month.
Disability caused by a gunshot wound . Musket ball entered the neck,
just behind the tendon of the sterno mastoid muscle, passing forward
into the mouth fracturing the upper maxillary bone and emerging at the
center of the left cheek There is permanent contraction of the left
mastic(?) muscle. There is chronic neuralgia.
Disability continues and is total. Certificate made and delivered.
Knight, Charles A.
Duane. September 7, 1865
Late a private of Co. A, 14th Veteran Reserve Corps, who was
discharged at Washington, DC on July 31, 1865 is an applicant for an
invalid pension by reason of the loss of the index finger of his right
hand � the result of a gunshot wound.
Disability 1/3. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not
September 23, 1865
Late a sergeant of Capt. H. Giles� Co. H, 98th Regt. NY Vols. in
service of the US who was discharged at Albany NY on September 16,
1865 claims invalid pension by reason of gunshot wound of left
shoulder. Wound was made by a musket ball which entered the point of
the shoulder joint. The functions of the joint are somewhat impaired
by reason of the injury.
Disability 1/3. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.
Examination not ordered.
Westville. May 4, 1863
Claims a pension on account of a gunshot wound made by a musket
ball which entered the breast joint below that end of the clavicle
which is united with the sternum. The ball passing outwards and
backwards emerging form behind immediately beneath and four inches
below the point of the right shoulder fracturing in its passage the
scapula, causing inflammation and suppuration and the discharge of
fragments of bone. There is at the present time a rigidity and
tenderness of muscles about the shoulder joint and an inability to
raise the arm from the body to a horizontal position. Motion at the
joint is greatly impeded. Fee $1.50 . Total disability
Reviewed examination made Sept. 19, 1863. Disability remains as
recorded above. Fee $1.50