July 19, 1865
Late a sergeant of Co. "D" 142nd NY Vols. in service of
the United States Who was discharged at Ira Harris US General
Hospital, Albany NY July 1, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason
of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right
arm . Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm on
its exterior surface 3 or 4 inches above the elbow joint passing
through and fracturing the humerus causing great destruction of
tissue. There is _____ adherent cicatrices and permanent contraction
of the flexor muscles of the forearm. He also received a wound made by
a musket ball which entered the right side of over (sic) the eighth
rib near its center and coming out near the spine. The effects of this
wound are neuralogic pains of the side.
The disability arising from the above causes is 2/3 of a total
disability. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and forwarded.
Examination not ordered.
A private of Capt. Marvin Potter's Co. "F" 142nd NYS
Vols. discharged Oct. 1, 1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of
an alleged disability resulting from a neurologic affliction if the
left side. Disability is total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.
Trumble, John A
Malone. June 20, 1863
Injury to right lung caused by concussion in discharge of cannon.
Probability of recovery. Fee paid. Certificate sent. 1/4 disability
A private of Capt. Hancock T. McLean's Co. "M" of the 6th
Regt. US Cavalry who was discharged at Harper's Ferry on the 25th day
of August 1864 . Said Valley claims an invalid pension by reason of an
alleged disability caused by a gunshot wound caused by a ball shot
from a carbine. The ball entering the upper portion of the ulna of the
left arm near the elbow joint passing through and causing a
comminuted(?) fracture (of) the same. The function of the joint is
permanently impaired- he is incapable of fully extending his arm
beyond an angle of 45 degrees. The disability amounts in my opinion to
� of total disability. Fee for examination $1.50. Paid. Certificate
August 9, 1865
Late a private of H.H. Bosworth�s Co. "D" 142nd Regt.
NY Vols. in service of the US who was discharged on June 7, 1865 at
Raleigh NC is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a
gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which struck him just
anterior to the base of the right ear, passing through it and entering
and destroying the mastoid process of the cranium, also destroying the
connection of the sterno-mastoid muscle resulting in weakness and
lameness of the shoulder and arm.
Disability �. Certificate. Fee $1.50 paid.
Ward, Luman F.
Ft.Covington. March 7, 1865. Semi-annual examination
Late a sergeant in Co."D" Capt. Doty 98th Regt, NY Vols.
whose name is on the pension list roll of the Albany agency at the
rate of 6 dollars per month to c________ the Sept.2, 1863 semi-annual.
Disability continues. He complains of pain in both hip joints. Both
legs are partially paralyzed, the left one so much as to be useless
for the purpose of locomotion.
Disability paralysis of limbs caused by typhoid fever. Disability
continues and is total, but � on pension certificate. Cannot sustain
his weight on left leg and disability is increasing. Certificate made
July 24, 1865
A private of Co. "D" 142nd NY Vols. who was discharged at
New York City on July 11, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of
a gunshot wound of the left hand. Wound was caused by a musket ball
which entered the left hand near the center of the palm passing though
and fracturing the metacarpal bones of the second and third fingers
completely disabling the second and third fingers.
Disability 2/3 Permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and
forwarded. Exam not ordered.
A private of Capt. P.S. Sinclair's Co. "E" 60th Regt. NYS
Vols. who was discharged at Chestnut Hill Hospital Philadelphia PA on
the 19th day of July 1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of an
alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right
shoulder and arm. The wound was caused by a musketball which entered
the right arm directly in front of the shoulder joint passing down the
arm and lodging near the elbow joint causing severe inflammation and
ultimately resulting in partial paralysis and decided atrophy of the
arm. His disability is total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.
July 28, 1866
Late a private in Co. (blank) 143rd 2nd Battalion,
Veterans Reserve Corps, who was discharged at Baltimore MD on August
5, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a hernia
situated over the region of the stomach. Probably consists of omentum
protruded through a small opening in the fascia of the abdomen. It is
reducible, but readily brought out by straining.
Disability �. and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and
sent. Exam not ordered.
Wells, Hiram K.
A private of Capt. Philip C.Chase's Co. "G" 2nd Regt.
Vermont Vols. who was discharged at Brattleboro VT on 29th of June
1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the
left hand caused by a musket ball which entered the hand just above
its lower end of the third metacarpal bone shivening(?) the same and
making it necessary to remove it. Also causing inflammation of the
whole hand and a permanent contraction of the flexors of all the
fingers of that hand and thereby destroying the use of the hand. Wound
received May 5, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness. Certificate
sent. Fee paid. Disability total.
Hiram K. Wells was re-examined Dec.18,1865. Certificate made and
H.K. Wells also received a wound of the right leg caused by a
musket ball which entered the leg 6 inches above the knee joint
wounding the tendons of the rectus muscle. There's a deep and adherent
cicotrix. The leg is greatly weakened.
I stated in my certificate for an increase that the hand whose
functions were much impaired from the first had become nearly useless.
Certificate made and sent. Nov. 28,1866
White, Adney O.
September 5, 1866
Re-examined. A private in Co. G, 106th NY Vols. Disability total
continues. Abdominal dropsy.
Whitehouse, Thomas S.
April 14, 1866
Late (blank) in the service of the US who was discharged (blank)
claims an invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting
from a gunshot wound . Wound was caused by a musket ball which struck
in the back and a little to the left of the spine and lodged under the
left shoulder blade injuring the intercostal nerve causing lameness
and pain of the left side.
Disability � and permanent. Fee 12/ paid. Certificate (blank).
Exam not ordered.
Moira. March 21, 1865
A private of Ist Lt. John Stephany's Co."D" 41st Regt. NY
Vols. who was discharged at DeCamp General Hospital on November 14,
1864 claims invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting
from necrosis of both tibiae. The right leg is permanently flexed at a
right angle to the thigh. The left is also flexed but not to so great
an extent. The left knee is greatly distorted. There is a profuse
discharge from an ulcer situated just below the left knee. He is
(unable?) to stand upon his legs. Disability permanent and total. Fee
12 paid. Certificate sent.
March 20, 1866
Late a private in Co. C or K, 1st Regt. VT Cav. who was
(discharged) at Burlington VT is an applicant for an invalid pension
by reason of a gunshot wound of the right hip. A musket ball entered
the right hip joint behind the great trochanter of the femur. Long
continued walking or standing on the wounded limb causes pain.
Disability � and permanent. Exam. not ordered.