Virginia Half Pay Pension Application Files record example

Virginia Half Pay Pension Application Files

Records: 278 · Complete: 100%

A few records are dated as early as 1778, but most fall between 1830 and 1875. Files may contain military orders, payrolls, and muster rolls; applications for pensions; sworn statements; powers of attorney; letters of administration; wills; vouchers showing payment of claims; pension certificates; correspondence; and other records.

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"Virginia Half Pay and Other Related Revolutionary War Pension Application Files" database with images Fold3 ( accessed March 3, 2021)

Publication Title
Virginia Half Pay Pension Application Files
Total Records
278 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
Record Group
Published on Fold3
23 Aug 2017
Last Updated
23 Aug 2017
This collection includes 279 pension application files based on military and naval service in the Revolutionary War, a large number of which pertain to half-pay pensions of Virginia soldiers and sailors.