Williams, Walter C.
(November or December 1865)
Late a corporal in Co. E, 47th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at
Raleigh NC on August 30, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension
by reason of alleged disability resulting from injury of left leg
caused by the fall of a horse . While he was carrying mail from
brigade Headquarters to the Post Office on horseback, his horse fell
upon his left leg badly bruising the same resulting in inflammation
and suppuration and ulceration. There are at the present time two
ulcers situated on the posterior surface of the leg near the junction
of the middle and lower thirds, the result of the injury. Disability
2/3. probably temporary. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.
Examination not ordered.
July 11, 1865
A private of Capt. H.H. Bosworth�s Co. D 142nd Regt. NY Vols.in
the service of the United States who was discharged at Foster US
General Hospital New Berne NC on June 5, 1865 claims an invalid
pension by reason of chronic bronchitis. Said Wills has a chronic
affection (infection?) of bronchial tubes which disables him half
temporarily. Disability 1/3. Temporary. Fee $1.50 paid, certificate
made and sent.. Examination not ordered.
Wilson, Horatio P.
Bangor (January, 1865)
A 1st Lt. in Capt. W.A.Jones' Co."D" 142nd Regt. NY Vols
discharged at Washington DC October 31, 1864 claims an invalid pension
for an alleged disability resulting from a wound caused by a bursting
shell received on the right side of the spine 2 inches above the
sacrum injuring the spinal cord and causing lameness and partial
paralysis of both legs. He is unable to move about without the aid of
crutches. $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.
September 19, 1866 Exam ordered for increase. Disability equivalent
to loss of both legs. Certificate made and sent.
Disability total and continues. Certificate made and delivered.
February 22, 1866
Late a private in Co. H, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was (discharged)
at Brattleboro VT on September 12, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid
pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket
(ball) which entered and passed through the calf of the left leg.
There is a chronic inflammation of the leg. The wound occasionally
breaks out afresh. Disability �. Fee paid by contract(?). Certificate
made and sent. Exam. not ordered.
September 18, 1866 Exam ordered for increase.
Late a private in Co. E, 60th Regt. NY Vols. claims an increased
pension by reason of disability resulting from gunshot wound of right
arm. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm
about two inches below the elbow joint passing upwards communisting(?)
the ulna and coming out a little bit above the joint causing extensive
inflammation and suppuration and necrosis of the ulna. The arm is much
deformed. He is unable to ____________ the hand or produce complete
extension of the arm. Disability should be rated as total under the
old law but is hardly equivalent to that resulting from complete loss
of an arm.
Certificate made and sent. No increase recommended in new law.
Late a private in Co. K, 14th Regt. NY H. Artillery whose name is
inscribed on the pension list at Albany NY for 6 dollars per month by
reason of a disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was
caused by a musket ball which entered the left leg on its inner
surface at or near the knee joint passing through the leg severing the
outer hamstring and injuring the popliteal nerve. Limb is contracted
to an angle of 45 degrees permanently. Leg below the knee is very much
atrophied�foot completely paralyzed.
Disability is really total and permanent. Should apply for an
increase of pension. Certificate made and delivered.