Brief for Restoration to the Pension Rolls for Martha Hodges, February 9, 1877

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Soldier, Harrison Hodges

Submitted for final review

Dec. 6, 1876,

by J. M. Curtis, Examiner.

Admission [left blank] app'd [left blank] Reviewer.

Re-submitted [left blank], 18  ,

by [left blank], Examiner.

Admission [left blank] app'd [left blank] Reviewer.

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Restoration

Nashville.

A.

WIDOW WITH CHILDREN.

Cert No 110132 for original and increase. Brief app'd Feb 9, 1877, by [tear]

Certificate No. [left blank], forward to [left blank] Agency.

TITLE.

Martha Hodges, widow of Harrison Hodges who was a private (pensionable rank private) in Co. "A" 11th U. S. C [tear] is entitled to a pension at the rate of Eight dollars per month, to commence Sept. 4, 18[teardate to which last paid and to end [left blank]

She is also entitled to two dollars additional for each of the below-named children, to wit: No children

RESIDENCE, &c., OF CLAIMANT AND ATTORNEY.

Residence of claimant, Memphis, county of Shelby, State of Tenn.
Post Office of claimant, South St. Between Hernando and Desoto, county of Shelby, State of Tenn.
Name of attorney, Frank Bras
Post Office of attorney, Memphis Tenn.
Fee, Ten dollars, articles of agreement not having been filed,

[written in the left margin of the above info] original cert not filed in case

INCIDENTAL MATTER.

OTHER CLAIMS, PAYMENTS, ETC.

Widow paid without increase to Sept 4, 1873.

Invalid claim none filed. Pension thereon [left blank] paid to [left blank], 18[tear]

Restored under ruling of Commissioner Atkinson in case-herewith. If claim was properly allowed, name improperly dropped, [tear]

A letter from Samuel A. Agnew, a son of claimant's former owner, states the claimant and Harrison lived together as man and wife till the summer 1862; that they were runaway negroes and it is supposed they went to Corinth

Claimants name dropped, on evidence of cohabitation with one McClenin as his[tear] no ceremony performed, not considered a marriage in Tenn.

SUMMARY—Continued.

DISABILITY AND DEATH.

Soldier pensioned for never applied.

NAME OF WITNESSES. DATE OF FILING.   Evidence.
[left blank] [left blank] Soundness at enlistment. [left blank]
[left blank] [left blank] Origin and nature of disability. [left blank]
[left blank] [left blank] Condition during service. [left blank]
[left blank] [left blank] Condition at and after discharge. [left blank]
[left blank] [left blank] Cause of death, [left blank], 18  . [left blank]
Adjt. Genl. [left blank] Miscellaneous. See original brief herewith
Co. "A" 11th U. S. C. T. was known as Co. "A" 4th Battalion 1st Tenn. Heavy Art. at the date of soldier's death.

MEDICAL CONCLUSION.—No objections, based on medical grounds, lie against the above statements as to disability and death.

[left blank], Medical Examiner

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[left blank], Medical Referee.

The Admission of the claim is hereby approved.

O. H. Rundel, Reviewer.

Feby 6, 1877.

SUBSEQUENT ACTION.

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