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Confederate Pensions and Records - Pension Office - General Correspondence

 Series
Identifier: 058-01-004

Scope and Contents

Letters are primarily concerned with requests for information searches of the pension and service records, and inquiries concerning requirements for admission to the pension roll and other facets of the pension law. Usually both the letter to the Pension Office and a carbon copy of the reply are included, but in some cases only one or the other were found.

Dates

  • Created: 1864-1961

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The arrangement of the various letters is as follows:

(1) letters written by pensioners (or by others on their behalf) are filed with their pension applications (Series 1 - Available on our website, under the "Virtual Vault" tab). Only a few letters of 1905 through 1937 have been found. (2) letters of 1905 through 1948 are arranged chronologically and within each year by the first letter of the writer's surname. (3) letters from 1949 through 1960 are arranged alphabetically by state of the writer's residence, then by year, and then by the first letter of the writer's surname. (4) Letters of 1961 are arranged alphabetically.
Title
Confederate Pensions and Records - Pension Office - General Correspondence
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States