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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Fold3, Virginia Half Pay Pension Application Files (/title/1000/virginia-half-pay-pension-application-files :accessed September 22, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Virginia Half Pay Pension Application Files
Total Records
Records: 278 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
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Published on Fold3
August 23, 2017
Last Updated
August 23, 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.