Mormon Battalion Pension Files record example

Mormon Battalion Pension Files

Records: 369 · Complete: 100%

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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Example Records

Pension File for Joshua C Abbott
Pension File for Joshua C Abbott
William Hyde describes the condition of Sanford Porter
William Hyde describes the condition of Sanford Porter
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Source Information

"Selected Pension Application Files Relating to the Mormon Battalion, Mexican War, 1846-48" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/96/mormon-battalion-pension-files: accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
Mormon Battalion Pension Files
Total Records
369 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
T1196
Record Group
15
Published on Fold3
25 Jul 2007
Last Updated
26 Jul 2007
Description
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.