Claim for Widow’s Pension by Grace De Long, November 7, 1866

CLAIM FOR WIDOW’S PENSION.

BRIEF in the case of Grace De Long, Widow of Benton De Long, Private, Co. A, 11th U. S. Cold. Vols. resident of Shelby County and State of Tenn. Post Office address Memphis, Tenn.

DECLARATION AND IDENTIFICATION IN DUE FORM.
PROOF EXHIBITED.

Service. The Adjt. Genl. U.S.A. reports him mustered June 20, 1863 & on the Muster Roll for March & April, 1864, he is reported:—

Death. “Missing after battle of Fort Pillow, April 12, 1864.
On the Final Statement he is reported:— “Supposed to have been killed at the battle of Fort Pillow, April 12, 1864.”

Marriage. They were married at Corinth, Miss. Augt 15, 1863, by Chaplain Alexander. Established by two disinterested & credible witnesses who were present.

Names and dates of birth of children. None.

Loyalty. In due form.

Agent and his P. O. address. Tucker & Sells, Present.

Admitted Nov. 7, 1866, to a Pension of $8.00 per month, commencing April 13, 1864,

Appd. M. L. Story, Examining Clerk.