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Record Group Number: 001026
Series/Collection Number: .S 1732
Creator: Mississippi. Auditor of Public Accounts.
Title, Dates: Mississippi Confederate pension application files, 1888-1940.
Amount: 94.00 microfilm reels
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical by the veteran's or widow's last name.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     Mississippi provided pensions for Civil War service to indigent Confederate veterans or their widows, primarily after 1900, although a few pensions were awarded in the 1890s.
Summary:     This series consists of microfilm of pension application files of Confederate veterans or their widows for Civil War service. Veterans' applications provide such information as name, age, place of residence, military unit, names of unit officers, date of discharge, length of service, medical condition, property ownership, income, and person or persons with whom the applicant lived. Widows' applications generally provide husband's name, date and place of marriage, and date and place of husband's death.
Finding Aids: Reel listing available.  Index published as "Mississippi Confederate Pension Applications," Betty C. Wiltshire, Pioneer Publishing Company, Carollton, MS (n.d.).
Additional Physical Form:
Reproduction Note: Microfilm.
Location of Originals/Duplicates: Originals held by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
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Publication Note: "Mississippi Confederate Pension Applications," Betty C. Wiltshire, Pioneer Publishing Company, Carollton, MS, indexes this series.
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Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Military pensions.
Confederate pensions.
Mississippi History Civil War, 1861-1865.
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