Pension files of the Mormon Battalion are arranged alphabetically by name of veteran. Files typically contain survivor pension documents, affidavits by the claimant and witnesses, correspondence, medical reports and related documents supporting each claim. These records often provide enlistment and discharge dates, disability, details of service, witness affidavits, marriage and family information.
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Mormon Battalion Pension Files
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26 Jul 2007
NARA T1196. The Mormon Battalion was formed in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1846, to support the U.S. troops in California during the Mexican War.