Late a corporal (torn) of the United States Army of the war (torn)
examined for disability caused by (explosion?) of shell which entered
the left leg just below the knee causing necrosis etc. of bones of
leg. Disability total. Certificate made and delivered.
Sheldon, Clinton P.
(June or July, 1866)
Late a private in Co. K, 153rd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at
Washington DC on October 25, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason
of aphonia(?) and general physical disability . The aphonia(?) is
complete and his constitution is broken. He is unable to perform
Disability total. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.
Skiff, Alfred N.
December 20, 1865
Late a 1st Lt. in Co. E, 60th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged
near Alexandria VA on July 17, 1865 by reason of disability caused by
a gunshot wound of the left hand. Wound was caused by a musket ball
which passed through the ring finger, making amputation necessary. The
inflammation which ensued resulted in permanent contraction of
extensors of fingers which prevents complete closure of the hand.
Disability permanent and 1/3. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50.
Exam. not ordered. (copy of the above made and sent July 27, 1867)
May 14, 1863
Fracture of collar bone in outer third -- bone shortened. Impaired
function of shoulder joint. Fee $1.50 paid. 1/2 disability
Smith, Fernando C.
October 11, 1865
Late a corporal in Co. C, 98th Regt. NY Vols who was discharged at
Richmond VA on August 30, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension
by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which
entered the throat on the right side just below the angle of the lower
jaw , passing through the roots of the tongue emerging from about the
center of the (neck?). His left arm is paralyzed as are also the
tongue and muscles of (deglotition?) His general health is broken
down. Disability is total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate
made and sent. Exam. not ordered
December 5, 1865
Late a private in Co. M, 6th Regt. NY H. Art. Vols. in service of
the U. States, who was discharged at Philadelphia PA on April 28, 1865
by reason of general physical disability caused by chronic diarrhea
and chronic bronchitis. The applicant is suffering from the above
complaints at the present time. He is very feeble and is unable to
perform any manual labor. Disability is total and will probably be
permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not
August 17, 1865
Late a private of Capt. Giles Co. "H" 98th Regt. NY Vols.
in service of the United States who was discharged at Rochester NY
about the 21st of June 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an
alleged disability resulting from chronic rheumatism. The said Bazel
Soucisse is totally disabled from the above named disease. The
rheumatism affects chiefly the left arm and leg . The arm is
permanently flexed at the elbow joint. He is unable to close his left
hand. The joints of the fingers are swollen and tender. The left knee
is enlarged from chronic inflammation. The joints are painful and the
whole limb atrophied and weak.
The disability is permanent and total. Fee to be charged to the
Government. Certificate made and sent.
February 13, 1866
Late a private in Co. F, 59th Regt. Mass. Vols. who was discharged
at Rochester NY on July 21, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason
of an injury to his back and side caused by being struck by a splinter
from a tree, the result of the explosion of a shell. There is constant
pain and weakness of the back and side which is aggravated by
exercise. A hernia appeared soon after (within a few days) the injury
which he believes, and which may have been, the result of the injury.
Disability � and permanent. Fee charged to govt. Exam ordered.
March 8, 1865
Late a private of Co. "B" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was
discharged at Haddington US General Hospital Pennsylvania on February
18, 1865 and is an applicant for invalid pension by reason of alleged
physical disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Said wound was
caused by a musketball which entered the right leg on the inner side
about 2 inches below the knee joint passing through the leg resulting
in great loss of tissue and atrophy of leg. The flexor muscles are
much contracted preventing complete extension of the limb. There is a
prospect of improvement in this case. Disability total. Fee $1.50
paid. Certificate made and sent March 9, 1865
September 1866. Exam ordered for increase.
Though a serious injury, it is hardly equivalent to the loss of a
foot. Certificate made and sent.
Oct. 3, 1863
Private, Co. A Capt. Mannix, 98th Regt. NYS Vols.. Claims invalid
pension by reason of disease and tumifaction of the abdomen caused by
an injury while in the service of the US in line of his duty.
Disability is (the word "total" is crossed out) nihil. Fee
Stanton, Daniel H.
Ist Lieut. of Capt. Russell's Co."B" of the 98th
Regt. NY Vols. claims an invalid pension of an alleged disability by
reason of a gunshot wound. Said wound was caused by a musketball which
entered his chest just under the collar bone about one inch from the
shoulder joint. Said wound has caused permanent contraction of muscles
and tendons around the left shoulder joint in consequence of which the
motion of the joint is much impeded. He is unable to clench(?) his
left arm beyond an angle of 20 degrees. This officer was discharged at
Ft.Barnham in front of Richmond VA on November 18, 1864. Disability
3/4. Fee 12/ paid. Certificate sent..
D.H. Stanton, whose name is on the pension list of the roll of
Albany agency at 71/2 dollars per month. � disability. Description of
injury on the original record. Disability continues and is �.
Certificate made and delivered.
September 13, 1866 . For renewal
Late a private in Co. H, 2nd VT who was discharged at Washington DC
on the (blank) day of (blank) 18__ claims an invalid pension by reason
of alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused
by a musket ball which entered and passed through the right leg just
above the knee joint resulting in anchylosis of said joint.
Disability total(?) Fee $1.50 paid.
Brandon. July 10, 1865
A corporal of Capt. Marvin Potter�s Co. F 142nd Regt. NY Vols. in
service of the United States who was discharged at New Berne NC on
June 3, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged
disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Said wound was caused by a
musketball which entered his abdomen on the right side passing through
the same on a line a little below the umbilicus and coming out on the
left side wounding the external abdominal fascia. The ball then
entered the left arm about four inches above the wrist joint passing
through it wounding the tendons of flexors of the last two fingers.
The wound of the abdomen causes pain and weakness, the pain being
aggravated by bringing the body to an erect position. The muscles of
the (arm?) are contracted . The two fingers of the left hand are
partially disabled. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made
and sent. Exam not ordered.
September 17, 1866 Joseph Thomas re-examined this day. Disability
total. Certificate made and sent.