DECLARATION FOR PENSION
George Washington Brittingham in his Civil War Uniform
"Copy" of Pension Certificate
State of Indiana, County of Pike.
On this 7th day of January A. D. one thousand
nine hundred and thirteen, personally appeared
before me, a Notary Public, within and for
the county and State aforesaid,
George W. Brittingham who,
being duly sworn according to law,
declares he is 70 years of age
and a resident of Union R. F. D., county
of Pike & Gibson. State of Indiana;
and that he is the identical person
who was enrolled at Evansville State of Indiana
under the name of George W. Brittingham
on the 15th day of July 1862, as a Private, in
Co. G-65 Ind Infantry in the service of the
United States in the Civil War, and was HONORABLY
DISCHARGED at Greensboro, N.C.
on the 22nd day of June, 1865
He was not employed in the military or naval service
of the United States other than stated above.
(No other filled in) That his personal description
at enlistment is as follows:
Height: 5 feet 9 inches; complexion: Light;
Color of eyes: Grey; Color of Hair: Light;
that his occupation was Farmer; that he was born;
January 1st, 1843 at Pike County near Union, Indiana.
That his several places of residence since leaving the service
have been as follows: Pike & Gibson Counties, Post Office address
has always been Union, Ind or Union R.F.D. Ind.
He is a pensioner under certificate No. 651735. That he has
applied for pension under original number 651735.
That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed
on the pension roll of the United States under provisions
of the Act of May 11, 1912. That his post-office address
is Union R.F.D., county of Gibson, State of Indiana.
Attest: (1) Earl Harvey (signed)
(2)George Campbell (signed)
Claimant's Signature in Full: George W. Brittingham (signed)
Subscribed and sworn before me this 7th day of January, A.D., 1913,
and I hereby certify that the above contents of declaration were
fully made known and explained to the applicant before swearing...
My com. expires 14 Oct 1914, Azel (unreadable), Notary Public (signed)
Thanks to Bertha B. (Brittingham) Garrett for sending the copy.
BRITTINGHAM family, we've had hits!