African-American Soldiers’ Pension Application Ledger


Title
African-American Soldiers’ Pension Application Ledger
Description
African-American Soldiers’ Pension Application Ledger for African-American troops who served the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War from the New Bern, N.C. area and Eastern North Carolina. The military units, ships, and actions in which these men were involved are mentioned, as well as the conditions under which the men served. Also included are afflictions suffered as a result of service. The ledger also contains marriage and medical certificates and genealogical information concerning slave marriages and births. An ex-slave's account of being bought and sold can also be found within. The ledger contains an index which provides the names, units, page numbers, and usually claim numbers for claimants. Refer to finding aid for additional information on the arrangement of the index and using the item for research. Sticker on the front cover indicates this is Book no. 7.
Date
1889-1890
Original Format
financial records
Extent
20cm x 32cm
Local Identifier
0248-b1-fb
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
This item has been made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Researchers are responsible for using these materials in accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code and any other applicable statutes. If you are the creator or copyright holder of this item and would like it removed, please contact us at als_digitalcollections@ecu.edu.
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