Civil War Pension Applications Made At Malone, New York

Donated by John Austin

The following list shows the results of medical exams carried out by a doctor in Malone NY. These are transcriptions of the physician's notes, taken from the originals which are in the possesion of the Franklin Co. Historical Society in Malone.

NAME DETAILS
Armstrong, John September 6, 1866 Late a private in Co. C, 106th Regt. NY Vols. a pensioner by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left wrist joint. Wound was caused by a musket ball which passed through the left wrist joint completely anchylosing the joint. Certificate made and sent.  
Asher, Henry (between July 24 and August 9) 1865 Late a private of Capt. Hardy's Co. "K" 6th NH Vol. Infantry who was discharged at Alexandria VA on July 7, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg. Said wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the leg just above the inner condyle of the tibia fracturing the bone causing great destruction of tissue causing anchylosis of the ankle joint. Disability total. Certificate to be made when ordered. Fee to be charged to the Government.  
Atwood, Gustavus June 18, 1866 Late a private of Co. H, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at New York harbor on April 19, 1865, is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of disability (caused by?) a gunshot wound. Applicant received two wounds, one of the face caused by a musket ball which entered just below the left angle of the mouth passing downwards, fracturing the lower jaw. There is a deep and adherent cicatrix, causing considerable deformity. The other wound was caused by a musket ball which entered and passed through the left leg near the junction of the middle and lower thirds causing necrosis of the fibula. Disability 1/2. Fee charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent-No. 104622. Exam. ordered.  
Aubrey, Peter January 3, 1866 Late a corporal in Co. G, 2nd Regt. Mass. H. Art. who was discharged from the service of the U. States at Beaufort NC on June 8, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from an injury of the right arm and hand caused by a blow from a gun struck by a rebel while the said Peter Aubrey was attempting to make his escape from prison at Florence SC. The said blow produced a fracture of the metacarpal bone of the index finger and caused an inflammation of the hand. There is contraction of the extensor muscles of the injured hand which prevents the complete closure of the hand. Disability permanent and 3/4 of a total disability. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50. Exam. not ordered.   July 9, 1866 Peter Aubrey was re-examined today. Certificate made and sent.  
Austin, Leavitt B. July 18, 1865 Late a sergeant of Capt. Eugene Willis' Co. H 106th Regt. NY Vols. in the service of the United States who was discharged at Ladies Home General Hospital New York on May 16, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left leg two inches below the knee joint on the anterior surface passing through the leg and (shattering?) the tibia causing extensive destruction of tissue. There is at the present time a constant discharge from the wound , the result of necrosis of the tibia. There is also great deformity by a bending of the tibia at the point of fracture. There is lameness and weakness of the leg (which) requires the assistance of a cane in walking. Disability total Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate. Exam. not ordered.  
Barnes, Sylvester June 24, 1865 A private of Co. G 92nd NY Vols. In the service of the United States who was discharged at Elmira NY on November 9, 1864 is an applicant for invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg. Said wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the leg on its inner side at the middle third passing through the leg causing inflammation, ulceration and extensive destruction of tissue. The wound is still in a state of ulceration . There is a permanent contraction of the extensor muscles of the foot preventing (him) from bringing his heel to the floor while walking or when being in the standing posture. There is also inflammation and swelling of the ankle. Disability is permanent and total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.. Exam not ordered. July 23, 1865 made a copy of the above.  
Bemis, Jonathan   Malone. May 28, 1863 Heart disease- probably organic but not absolutely certain. Symptoms: pain in region of heart increased by active exercise. Fee paid. Certificate sent. Total disability  
Bennett, Emrick June 23, 1866 Late a corporal in Co. G, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at New Berne NC on the (blank) day of June, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of physical disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right hand. Index finger of the right hand was severed by a musket ball at the second joint. Disability 1/4 Fee $1.50 . Certificate made. Exam not ordered.  
Berry, William July 14, 1866 Late a corporal in Co. F, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged from the service of the US on June 7, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which passed through the right arm about 2 1/2 inches below the elbow joint. There is permanent contraction of the extensor muscles preventing complete closure of the hand. Arm is weakened. Disability 1/2 Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent on the 18th . Exam not ordered.  
Bloomer, John June 5, 1866 Late a private of Co. A, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged from service of the US at Ft.Monroe, VA on June 16, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from chronic rheumatism.There is enlargement of both ankles and knees and also of his right hand and shoulder. He is unable to perform manual labor. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.   September 28, 1866 A re-examination Disability total. he is an applicant. Certificate made and sent.  
Boyea, Barney August 16, 1866 Late a private in Co. E, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at (blank) on the (blank) day of (blank) 1865, claims invalid pension by reason of disease of right hip joint. Disease seems to be a result of an inflammation of the tissues about the joint- muscles tendons and ligaments- caused by lying on wet ground some time in October 1864. The ligaments about the area are contracted, preventing free motion of the joint. There is partial anchylosis. He is unable to walk without the assistance of a cane. The limb is atrophied. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Brinning, John September 15, 1865 Who was a private of Capt. Scriban's Co. C 6th Regt. NY Heavy Art. Vols. who was discharged at Washington DC on August 24, 1865 claims invalid pension by reason of paraplegia. Paralysis affects both limbs and pelvic viscera. Both legs are entirely useless. Disability is total and probably temporary. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Butler, William W.   Late a private of Capt. Barton's Co. "C" 57th Regt. Mass. Vols. was discharged at Worcester MA on February 9, 1865 and claims an invalid pension by reason of alleged disability the ulceration of the right leg just above the ankle joint, the result,as he claims of fatigue and exposure while in the service of the US. I think that there is a predisposition to ulceration of the leg before enlisting in consequence of an old necrosis of the same. Forwarded a statement of his case to the Pension Office.  
Campbell, Daniel February 9, 1866. Living in Ottawa,Canada Late a sergeant in Co. 34, 2nd Battalion of the VRC who was discharged at Cairo IL on July 7, 1864 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of lameness of the left knee. Wound caused by injury to ligaments of the same. Much walking causes it to become painful and swollen. Disability 1/2 Probably permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Carpenter, Edwin M. September 29, 1865 Late a private of Co. 118, 2nd Battalion Vet. Reserve Corps, in service of the US who was discharged at Baltimore MD on August 6, 1865 claims invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right hand. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right hand on its posterior surface a little inside and below the base of the metacarpal of bone of the thumb passing through the hand greatly injuring the thumb and forefinger. The thumb is atrophied and both the thumb and index finger are nearly useless. Disability 1/2 and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.   September 14, 1866 Re-examination. Disability 1/2  
Carpenter, Orson S. (September 4-6, 1865) Late a corporal of Co. D 142nd NY Vols. in the service of the US who was discharged at David's Island NY Harbor on June 27, 1865 is an applicant for invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm about three inches below the shoulder joint on the posterior surface passing through the arm in a direction forward and upward fracturing the humerus and causing anchylosis of shoulder joint. Dis. total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Carr, John S.   (October, 1863) A private of Capt. William O. Sides Co. 39th Battalion of Invalid Corps discharged at Albany NY Sept. 29,1863 claims an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound made by a musketball which entered the left side of the hip about 2 inches below the superior sperous(?) process of the os illii passing directly backward and emerging from the body near the sacrum  
Cleaveland, George August 13, 1866 Late a private of Co. C, 98th Regt. NY Vols. is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a hernia. Applicant has a scrotal hernia on the right. This is a decidedly bad case. A portion of his intestine immediately protrudes through the abdominal rings whenever the truss, which he is obliged to wear continually, and falls into the scrotum. (sic) Disability 1/2 and permanent. Certificate made and sent. Exam. ordered.  
Cody, Edward   Chateaugay. (June?) 1865 A private of Capt. Giles' Co."H" 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Washington DC on September 24, 1864 and claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound received in battle and from injury to his back caused by a fall from a horse which happened immediately after his being shot. The disability from the above causes totally disables him from procuring his subsistence by normal labor. Wound was caused by musket ball which entered the left leg on the inner surface passing inwards and backwards emerging from the leg between the hamstrings. The inner hamstring was wounded and is permanently contracted, which prevents complete extension of the limb. He is also a good deal disabled from the injury received by his fall. Disability total. Certificate made and sent. Examination ordered.   October 17, 1865 Disability continues 3/4.   December 18, 1865 Examination for an increase of pension. Recommend for an increase to total on grounds of increase of weakness and pain in back and increased atrophy of wounded limb. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50. Paid, 50 cents  
Collins, John A. April 18, 1866 Late a private in Co. B, 11th Vermont Vols. Artillery who was discharged September 2, 1865 at Burlington VT claims invalid pension by reason of gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which severed the 2nd finger of the right hand at the last joint. Disability 1/3. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Coyne, James Late a private in Co. H, 5th Regt. Vermont Vols. whose name is inscribed on the pension list roll of Albany agency for 6 dollars per month. Disability resulting from the effects of a gunshot wound of the left hand. Wound was made by a musket ball which entered the left hand on the posterior surface just above the last joint of the middle finger, passing directly through the hand and through the distal joint of the ring finger. Hand is permanently contracted. Disability 3/4 and continues. Certificate made and delivered.  
Crosby, Albon April 24, 1866. For an increase of pension. Late a corporal in Co. H, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. was granted a pension to be paid at the rate of six dollars a month for disability of the right hand caused by a musket ball which severed the two last fingers near the last joint. Wound was followed by an eryspolatous(?) inflammation which suppurated at various points on the hand and above the wrist joint causing anchylosis of the wrist joint and all the joints of the fingers entirely destroying the use of the hand. The inflammation extended up the arm affecting the shoulder and causing contraction of the tendons about the shoulder joint producing a total disability. Fee paid. Certificate made and sent  
Crosier, William Moira, February 10th ,1866 Late a private in Co. E, 169th Regt. NY who was discharged on August 12, 1865 at Albany NY is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound to the right shoulder and neck. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered just behind the point of the right shoulder, passing through it fracturing the acromion process of the scapula , also passing the back of the neck and through the left ear.. The muscles and tendons about the shoulder joint are so contracted as to generally impede the motion of the arm. He can raise the arm but a little by reason of the contraction of the muscles and tendons aforesaid. Disability total and permanent. Certificate made and sent. Exam. ordered.  
Culliton, Pierce October 23, 1865 To be examined for an increase of pension. Late a corporal of Capt. A.W. Cook's Co. I, 57th Mass. Vet. Vols. in service of the US who was discharged at Petersburg, VA on December 21, 1864 by reason of disability caused by a gunshot wound of the right elbow joint. Wound made by a musket ball which entered the right arm just above the external condyle passing downwards and backwards ___________ating the joint resulting in complete anchylosis of the joint.. Arm is in a state of permanent flexion. Fee $1.50. Disability total and permanent. Certificate.   October 31, 1865 Whose name is on the pension list of the roll of the Albany agency at the rate of, I believe, four dollars per month. Certificate made and delivered. .
Cummings, Reuben March 15, 1866 Late a private in Co. D, 98th Regt. NY Vols.whose name is on the pension list roll of the Albany agency for 5 1/3 dollars per month for disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left arm. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered and passed through the arm about three inches above the internal condyle of the humerus injuring the same and causing permanent contraction of the flexor muscles of the hand. Disability 2/3 still exists. Annual examination required.  
Dailey, Cornelius August 24, 1865 A private of Co. G, 57th Massachusetts Vols. in the service of the United States who was discharged on July 30, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a disability resulting from gunshot wounds. Applicant received two wounds—one of the right hand occasioning the loss of the forefinger and thumb. The other a wound of the right thigh made by a musket ball which entered the thigh on its anterior surface near the groin, penetrated the deep tissue where it remained till extracted. This last wound causes weakness and debility of the muscles of the leg rendering action and long continued exertion impracticable. Disability 3/4 of a total disability. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid. Exam. not ordered.  
Danford, William June 22, 1865 A corporal of 1st Lt. S.B.Powell's Co. B 98th Regt. NY Vols. In the service of the United States who was discharged on May 27, 1865 at US General Hospital at Ft.Monroe VA, is an applicant for an invalid pension for an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right hand. Said wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the back of the hand passing through the hand laterally, fracturing the metacarpal bones of the first three fingers. The hand is perfectly useless, it being in a state of permanent extension. He is unable to flex the fingers in the least. The disability is total and permanent. Examination not ordered. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.  
Davenport, Peter M. July 19, 1865 Late a private of Co. "D" 142nd Regt. NY Vols. in service of the United States who was discharged at Annapolis MD on June 30, 1865 claims invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right wrist joint. Wound was made by a musket ball which entered the wrist joint on its posterior surface passing diagonally backwards and upwards fracturing the joint and both bones of the forearm resulting in anchylosis of the joint and stiffening of the fingers. His hand is in a state of permanent extension. Disability resulting: total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and forwarded. Examination not ordered.  
Davis, Harlow J. January 18, 1866 Late a private in Co. F, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg. Wound was caused by a canister shot which entered the leg just above the knee joint and passed up the outer side of the leg and lodged near the hip joint. It fractured the femur and caused severe inflammation of the whole. There is shortening of the leg and complete anchylosis of the knee joint. He is unable to walk without the aid of crutches. Disability total and permanent. Fee charged to the Govt. Exam ordered.  
Day, Henry H. August 24, 1865 A corporal of Co. H 106th Regt. NY Vols. in service of the US who was discharged at US General Hospital Frederick MD on August 11, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of disability caused by a gunshot wound of the right foot. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right foot on its outer side a little in front and below the ankle joint passing through the foot in a direction inwards and backwards and emerging near the point of the heel. The ankle joint is greatly injured – enlarged and deformed. He is unable to bear his weight upon the foot. His disability is total and permanent. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid.  
Demo, Marcellus Lawrence, NY A private of Co. A, 14th Regt. NY H. Artillery, whose name is on the pension roll at Albany NY for 8 dollars per month. Disability caused by a musket ball which entered and passed through the left arm at the middle third, fracturing the bone and completely disabling the arm. Certificate made and sent. disability total.  
Dobbins, Patrick Late a private of Co. A, 164th Regt. NY Vols. whose name is on the pension list roll of Albany NY for 6 dollars per month. Disability caused by a gunshot wound of the right hand . Wound was made by some missile which extending (sic) from the palm of the hand to the last joint of the index finger of the right hand partially paralyzing the hand and producing complete paralysis of the fingers. Disability continues and is 3/4 of a total disability. Certificate made and delivered.  
Downer, Theron   Westville. June 2, 1865 A private of Co. "H" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Chester US General Hospital, Chester PA on May 15, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability arising from a shell wound of the right leg. Applicant's wound was caused by the bursting of a shell, a fragment of which struck him on the right thigh near its middle, severing the flexor muscles of the same, causing great destruction of tissue and resulting in the permanent contraction of all the above-named muscles leaving a deep cicatrix. He is unable to make full extension of his leg and it (is) greatly weakened. He is totally incapacitated for obtaining sustenance by manual labor. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.   March 16, 1866 Re-examined. Disability continues total.   September 22, 1866 Theron Downer, private in Co. H, 106th Regt. NY Vols. re-examined this day. Disability continues total. Certificate made and sent.  
Eldred, Joseph   Bangor. June 9, 1865 A private of Co."H" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Albany NY May 20, 1865 by reason of surgeon's certificate of disability caused by wounds received in battle on the 9th of July 1864 at Monacacy MD claims an invalid pension by reason of the present existence of the asforesaid disability. Applicant's wound was caused by a musket ball which entered his left breast just below the collar bone passing downward and backward emerging from the chest just below the shoulder blade passing through the left lung. The nerves supplying the left arm were so much injured as to partially paralyze the arm and hand which have been decidedly atrophied. Disability is total. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid.   March 20, 1866 Re-examined. Certificate delivered.   September 26, 1866. A private and ordered to be examined for an increase. Disability equivalent to the loss of a hand. Certificate made and sent.  
Farmer, Darwin J.   May 26,1864 A sergeant of Capt. McKane's Co. "I" 92nd Regt. NYS Vols. discharged at Carver's Hospital ,Washington DC June 4, 1862 by reason of surgeon's certificate of disability claims a pension on account of asthma, piles and rheumatism, none of which are constantly present.  
Featherstone, Henry W. September 4, 1865 A private of Capt. R.D. Morehouse's Co. H, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Raleigh NC on June 7, 1865 claims invalid pension by reason of wounds received in battle. Applicant received a wound caused by a piece of shell which entered the left leg just above the knee on the inner surface passing backwards and a little outwards and emerging near the popliteal space, severing some and injuring others of the tendons of the flexor muscles of the leg. The limb is greatly weakened by the wound. He also received an injury of the left arm caused by some hard substance which struck it just above the elbow which injured the brachial nerve causing a partial paralysis of the arm. Disability total. Fee 12/ paid. (certificate) sent. Exam not ordered.  
Fletcher, George   Chateaugay. (1864) A sergeant of Capt. Hiliker's Co. "I" 16th NYS Vols. discharged at Albany NY the 15th of May, 1863 claims invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the right leg made by a musketball which entered the anterior surface of the right thigh 2 or 3 inches below the groin. The ball was never extracted. Long continuous exercise of the leg causes lameness. Also, damp weather causes it to become painful. Fee paid. Certificate sent. 1/4 disability   October 19, 1865 Disability continues 1/4  
Ford, Pierce September 8, 1866 Exam ordered for increase Late a private in Co. E, 22nd Regt. Mass. Vols claims an increase of pension by reason of total and complete disability. Applicant is in confirmed consumption. Both lungs are affected seriously, the right one is so completely impacted with tuberculous matter as to be wholly unfit for the purpose of respiration. He is very much emaciated and very weak. He is unable to perform any manual labor whatsoever. Certificate made and sent. recommend $20 per month.  
Friday, Michael (or Mitchell) September 8, 1865 Late a private of Co. C, 9th Regt. NH Vols. in service of the United States who was discharged at Webster US General Hospital in Manchester NH on June 2, 1865 on account of disability resulting from a gunshot wound of os colius(?) of the right foot. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right foot a little below and behind the ankle joint on ventral(?) surface passing downwards ________ the os coleus(?) __________ the same. There is some contraction of tendon Achilles and tendons of the heel which produces lameness. Disability 1/2 Fee $1.50 charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam. ordered.   September 17, 1866 Re-examination Exam ordered. Certificate made and sent  
Garry, Thomas P.   May 15, 1865 A private of Capt. Asaph Clarke's Co. "D" 9th Regt. Vermont Vols. who was discharged at Brattleboro VT on February 25, 1865 claims invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right arm. Wound was made by a musket ball which entered the arm about 4 inches below the shoulder joint passing through the arm in a direction downward and backward injuring the brachial nerve causing partial paralysis of the muscles of the arm. There is a permanent flexure of all the fingers of the right hand and a decided atrophy of the whole arm. Disability permanent and total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.   (undated) Disability continues and is total as per original record.  
Gates, Joseph S. (January 1866) Late a private in Co. H, 2nd Regt. NY Cav. Vols. who was discharged at New Orleans LA on May 21, 1864 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from chronic diarrhea and dyspepsia. Said J.S. Gates is subject to frequent attacks of diarrhea and disordered digestion in consequence of which he is unable to perform manual labor. Disability total and probably permanent. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid. Exam. not ordered.  
Getty, (name torn) of Bangor Late a private of Co. (torn) Regt. NY Vols. whose name is inscribed on the pension roll of the Albany Agency at the rate of 8 dollars per month by reason of disability caused by a gunshot wound of the right chest. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right side of the chest one and a half inches below the external third of the collar bone, passing into the chest and wounding the apex of the right lung. There is weakness of the right arm lameness of the chest which incapacitates him for the performance of hard labor. Disability total. Certificate made and sent.  
Gibbs, John C. May, 28, 1866 Late a private in Co. C, 14th Regt. Vet. Res. Corps in service of the United States who was discharged at Washington DC on June 28, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged physical disability by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered his back just above the spine of the left scapula passing downwards and to the right coming out a little below the right scapula causing inflammation, ulceration and great depletion of tissue. There is a large deep, and adherent cicatrix and a contraction of the muscles and tendons about the left shoulder which impairs to a (certain?) extent the function of the arm. Disability 2/3. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Gott, John August 15, 1866 Late a sergeant in Co. H, 142nd Regt. NY Vols.claims an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered and passed through the middle finger near the last joint. It also passed through the palm of the hand between the thumb and index finger, resulting in the entire loss of the middle finger and causing a stiffness of the fingers of the hand. Disability 1/3. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.  
Graves, Franklin N. October 7, 1865 Late a sergeant in Co. E, 98th Regt. NY Vols. in the service of the US who was discharged at Richmond VA on August 30, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound . Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the point of the left shoulder, passing downwards in front of the joint and behind the tendons of the pectoral muscles, wounding them, continuing in a downward direction in front of the ribs and came out at the lower margins of the cartileges of the ribs. The function of the arm is impaired in consequence of injury done to the muscles and tendons surrounding the shoulder joint. Disability 1/2 Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Green, Ira C.   January 5, 1865. A private of Capt. Jacob Jacob's Co. "F" 83rd Regt. NY Vols. discharged at Albany NY Oct. 14, 1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left wrist. The ball entered the wrist from before and passed directly through resulting in the destruction of the function of the joint.. Disability permanent and total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.  
Haney, William March 30, 1863 Claims an invalid pension on account of receiving gunshot wound causing destruction of left phalanx right thumb and also an injury to the left shoulder caused by the fall of a limb of a tree cut off by a shell fired by the enemy while he was on duty as a picket before Yorktown VA. Certificate granted. Fee paid. 3/4 disability   June 18, 1866 Late a corporal in Co. C, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Philadelphia PA on September 11, 1862 claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the right hand causing the loss of the first phalanx of the thumb and also of an injury of the left shoulder caused by the fall of the limb of a tree which was cut off by a shell fired by the enemy at the siege of Yorktown, VA The branch of the tree struck him upon the point of the left shoulder causing a deep wound, injuring the upper portion of the humerus and causing necrosis of the same. The action of the joint (is) impaired. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Disability 2/3. Exam not ordered.  
Hanly, Edward October 31, 1865 A private in Co. A, 98th Regt. NY Vols. whose name is inscribed on the pension roll of Albany agency for 4 dollars per month. Wound was caused by a musket ball which severed the right thumb from his hand. The inflammation resulting from the wound completely destroyed the use of the right hand, it being in a state of permanent extension. Certificate to be made as soon as blanks are received.   March 10, 1866 Certificate delivered.  
Hatch, Martin   Malone Sept. 5, 1863 A soldier of 1812. Disability the result of a gunshot wound of right arm producing permanent flexure of the arm and atrophy of same. Disability total.   (undated) Martin Hatch, of Malone, late a corporal of the 11th Regt. US Army whose name is on the pension roll of the agency at Vermont at 8 dollars per month. Disability caused by a gunshot wound of right (arm). Musket ball passed through the right arm just above the elbow joint (torn) flexure of the arm. Certificate made and delivered.  
Havens, Henry H. March 16, 1866 Disability continues 2/3. Certificate sent.  
Hill, James S.   January 4, 1865. A private of Capt. H.D.Hickock's Co. "D" 98th NY Vols. discharged at Albany NY on Oct.29,1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the left hand causing the loss of the second finger of that hand. He is regarded as 1/4 disabled. Fee paid $1.50. Certificate sent..  
Holbrook, Augustus L. April 23, 1866 Late a private in Co. H NY H.. Art. who was discharged at Washington DC on August 26, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an injury of the right ankle joint caused by the fall upon it of a barrel of pork which he was unloading. The chims(?) of the barrel which struck him upon the instep close to the joint scarring(?) the outer ligament of the joint and causing inflammation and necrosis of the bones of the instep. There is a great weakening of the joint which becomes partially dislocated whenever he walks unless great care is used. Disability total. Fee charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam. ordered.  
Holden, William March 29, 1866 Late a sergeant in Co. H, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Raleigh NC on June 7, 1865 claims an invalid pension on account of neuralgia of chest and back. He complains of pain in the back and chest when he returned from the army and they have been increasing in severity ever since. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Hoose, Peter (September, 1865) Late a private of Co. D, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Smithville US General Hospital NC on June 22, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of chronic bronchitis. Said Peter Hoose has dyspnea and a troublesome cough . He is unable to perform hard labor and is one half disabled for obtaining his subsistence by manual labor. Disability 1/2 Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Hovey, Theodore July 12, 1865 A private of Capt. Orr's Co. D 96th Regt. NY Vols. in service of the United States who was discharged on June 21, 1865 at Camp Parole near Annapolis MD is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right arm. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the arm two or three inches below the shoulder joint a little above the insertion of the right pectoral muscle passing through the arm in a direction downward and backward fracturing the humerus. The arm is entirely disabled. The wound was received on the 27th of October 1864. The wound is not healed. Disability Total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and forwarded. Examination not ordered.  
Howe, Silas   A private of Capt. D.S. Griffin's Co. "G" 142nd NYS Vols. was discharged at St.Augustine FL and claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from chronic rheumatism of the back and chest. Thinks he's half disabled. Fee $1.50 paid. Letter sent stating the facts.  
Hoyt, Nathaniel A. October 30, 1865 Late a private in Co. G of the 11th Regt. of Vermont Vols. who was discharged at Bennington VT on June 12, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the left thigh. Said wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left thigh on its inner surface at middle third, passing through just behind the femur wounding the flexor muscles of the leg causing inflammation. and extensive damage of tissue. The muscles are greatly weakened. The wound has broken out afresh several times. Standing or walking on the leg any length of time causes pain. Disability 3/4. Certificate made and sent. Fee12/ charged to Government.  
Hubbard, William T.   Malone. June 15, 1865 A private of Co. "H" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged from the service of the United States at Camp Parole near Annapolis MD on June 3, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of the loss by amputation of the third finger of the left hand the result of a wound of the same received while in the line of duty. The whole hand became involved in the inflammation from which it has not recovered. There is at the present time a discharge issuing from the palm of the left hand. The functions of all the remaining fingers of the left hand are much impaired. Disability 1/3. Certificate. Fee $1.50 paid.  
Hugaboom, Cornelius   July 3, 1863 Co. I 16th Regt. NYS Vols. Disability total by reason of gunshot wound caused by a musket ball which entered the (I believe) right arm fracturing elbow joint and upper portion of radius. There is complete anchylosis of the elbow joint. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.   (undated) Malone. Disability continues. Certificate made and delivered.   March 5, 1866 Disability continues total. Certificate delivered.   (undated) Re-examination. Disability continues. Certificate made and delivered. Disability total.  
Huntington, Henry Malone. July 13, 1865 A private of Co. C 97th Regt. NY Vols. in the service of the United States who was discharged at DeCamp General Hospital, David's Island, New York Harbor, on June 14, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg. Said wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left leg on its inner surface at the middle third, passing outwards and backwards severing the flexor muscles of the foot and so injuring the tibia as to cause exfoliation of the same, and extensive ulceration and sloughing of the soft parts. Applicant was wounded at Mechanicsville VA June 1, 1864 . The wound is unhealed. The muscles are contracted – he is unable to walk upon his leg. Ankle joint anchylon(?). Disability is total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered  
Irish, Henry S.   Moira A private of George E.Hall's Co.(4th) 2nd Battalion of the Veteran Reserve Corps who was discharged at New York City December 22, 1864 claims an invalid pension for an alleged disability by reason of a gunshot wound of the left hand. Musket ball entered at wrist joint or a little below it on the outer side passing through the hand from side to (side) fracturing the metacarpal bones of all the fingers of that hand. A large callous (bony) protrudes from the back of the hand producing much deformity. There is an entire loss of function of the hand. Disability . Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.  
Johnson, William J. October 31, 1865 Late a private (corporal?) in Co. D, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. in the service of the US who was discharged at (blank) on the (blank) day of (blank) 1865, is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right arm and lung. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm at the union of the upper and middle thirds on its external surface passing inwards and downwards through the arm and entering the chest , passed out in a similar direction through the right lung and came out between the seventh and eighth ribs near their articulation with the spine. The brachial nerve was irreparably injured, causing partial paralysis of the whole arm. The muscles about the shoulder joint are contracted causing impaired motion of the joint. His lung has not recovered from the injury it sustained from the injury. His general health is broken down. He is unable to perform manual labor . Fee $1.50 charged to Govt. Disability total. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Joyner, Fletcher   Duane. Re-examined March 4, 1865. Sergeant of Co. K, 118th Regt. NYS Vols. Chronic rheumatism of left leg and constant pain of the right side. He is inscribed on the pension list roll of Albany NY Agency for 8 dollars per month. Certificate made and given to Taylor.   (undated) Disability continues 1/2   March 14, 1866 Disability continues 1/3 of total. Certificate delivered.   September 11, 1866 Late a sergeant in Co. K 118th Regt. NY Vols. re-examination. Disability continues at the rate of 1/2 of a total disability. Rheumatism affects left hip. Motion impaired in consequence of contraction of tendon about joint. Disability 1/2  
Keefe, William January 29, 1866 Late a private in Co. E, 18th Regt. NY Cavalry Vols. who was discharged from the service of the US on September 13, 1865 at Ira Harris US Gen. Hospital at Albany NY is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a wound caused by the kick of a horse in the abdomen while in the line of duty at Key West March 1st, 1864 while engaged in adjusting a sling to a horse. He received a kick from the animal, one foot striking him in the pit of the stomach, the other over the region of the bladder. Inflammation ensued accompanied by obstinate vomiting, and constipation and difficulty voiding urine. There is at the present time a swelling over the epigarthium and tenderness over the whole abdomen. He is unable to stand and walk erect. The vomiting, constipation and difficulty voiding urine continue. The disability is total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Kennedy, Michael Sept. 11, 1863 Disability the result of a gunshot wound. Ball entered the chest between the cartilages of the 5th and 6th ribs, fracturing in its passage the left edge of the sternum causing, as he alleges, lameness of the chest aggravated by much exertion. 2/3 disability. Fee paid.  
Kennedy, William H. January 13, 1866 Late a private in Co. A, 17th Regt. Vermont Vols. who was discharged from the service of the United States in the field near Alexandria VA on July 14, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg. Said Kennedy received a wound made by a musket ball which entered the left leg on its posterior surface about three inches below the knee passing downwards and forwards coming out near the junction of the upper and middle thirds of the leg, in its passage it fractured the tibia. The leg has not recovered its strength. Walking much causes the leg to swell and become painful. Disability permanent and is 1/2 of a total disability . Certificate made and sent Fee $1.50 paid. Re-exam. August 30 (1866?) and certificate sent.  
Kent, George H. September 8, 1866 Late a private in Co. C, 118th Regt. NY Vols. and Co. G 19th Veterans Reserve Corps who was discharged at Buffalo NY on the (blank) day of April, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered his right side two inches above the crest of the ileum passing backwards and coming out near the spinal column, producing inflammation, ulceration, and causing great destruction of tissue. He suffers much from pain of the affected side. He is unable to perform any manual labor. Disability total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.
King, Joseph June 15, 1866 Late a private in co. A, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Hampton Hospital, Ft. Monroe, VA on (blank) is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of physical disability resulting from opacity of cornea of right eye , a result of inflammation. Vision in that eye is destroyed. Disability 1/2 Fee charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.  
King, Wallace W. (undated) of Malone, late a private of Co. B, 98th Regt. NY Vols. whose name is on the pension roll at the Albany Agency for 8 dollars per month. Disability caused by a gunshot wound . Musket ball entered the neck, just behind the tendon of the sterno mastoid muscle, passing forward into the mouth fracturing the upper maxillary bone and emerging at the center of the left cheek There is permanent contraction of the left mastic(?) muscle. There is chronic neuralgia. Disability continues and is total. Certificate made and delivered.
Knight, Charles A. Duane. September 7, 1865 Late a private of Co. A, 14th Veteran Reserve Corps, who was discharged at Washington, DC on July 31, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of the loss of the index finger of his right hand – the result of a gunshot wound. Disability 1/3. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Laline, Eusebe September 23, 1865 Late a sergeant of Capt. H. Giles' Co. H, 98th Regt. NY Vols. in service of the US who was discharged at Albany NY on September 16, 1865 claims invalid pension by reason of gunshot wound of left shoulder. Wound was made by a musket ball which entered the point of the shoulder joint. The functions of the joint are somewhat impaired by reason of the injury. Disability 1/3. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Examination not ordered.  
Lamay, Stephen Westville. May 4, 1863 Claims a pension on account of a gunshot wound made by a musket ball which entered the breast joint below that end of the clavicle which is united with the sternum. The ball passing outwards and backwards emerging form behind immediately beneath and four inches below the point of the right shoulder fracturing in its passage the scapula, causing inflammation and suppuration and the discharge of fragments of bone. There is at the present time a rigidity and tenderness of muscles about the shoulder joint and an inability to raise the arm from the body to a horizontal position. Motion at the joint is greatly impeded. Fee $1.50 . Total disability   Reviewed examination made Sept. 19, 1863. Disability remains as recorded above. Fee $1.50  
Lamontine, John Malone. Feb. 17,1863 Claims a pension on account of a gunshot wound made by a musket ball entering the right leg on the inner surface a little in back of the tibia which bone it entered shattering it Much inflammation ensued, a discharge of pus and fragments of bone. The ball entered at junction of the upper and middle third-direction upward and forward. Certificate for total disability granted. Paid $1.50  
Larock, Adolphus June 18, 1866 Late a private of Co. H, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Albany NY on the (blank) day of (blank) month , 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the left hand. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left hand on the posterior surface passing through between the metacarpal bones of the ring and little fingers fracturing both, resulting in the entire loss of little finger and complete and permanent contraction of the tendons of the ring finger. The last joint of the other two fingers are partially anchylosed. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Laughlin, James November 11, 1865 Late a private in Co. K, 121st Regt. NY Vols. in service of the US who was discharged at York PA on May 3, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the inferior maxillary bone. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the face just anterior to the angle of the lower jaw, passing inwards and forwards coming out a little left of the angle of the mouth commusting(?) the jaw. There is great deformity of the jaw. There is a cleft in the right side of the jaw. The teeth of the lower jaw do not match those of the upper rendering mastication difficult if not impossible. Disability total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Learned, Martin D. August 25, 1865 Late a sergeant of Capt. Marvin Potter's Co. F, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at U.S.G.Hospital near Troy NY on July 28, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right foot. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the foot on its upper surface just above the last joint of the third toe passing downwards through the foot fracturing the metatarsal bones of the third and fourth toes and causing an extensive necrosis of several bones of the foot. The foot is exceedingly tender and swollen and deformed. Disability total. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid. Exam. not ordered.   June 17, 1866 Re-examined. Disability continues total.  
Lowe, Henry October 16, 1865 Late a private in Co. I, 6th NH Veteran Vols. who was discharged near Alexandria VA on July 16, 1865 (claims an invalid pension) by reason of a gunshot wound of the left hand. The wound was caused by a musket ball which passed through the first and second fingers of the left hand. The index finger had to be amputated. The same day after the wound was received while being carried from the field in an ambulance, the ambulance was upset and he was thrown to the ground and falling upon the wounded hand fractured all the remaining fingers of that hand. All of the fingers are in a state of permanent extension. He has entirely lost the use of the hand. Disability is total and permanent . Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Mallett, Peter   Feb. 9, 1865 A private of Capt. Giles Co. "H" 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged from the service of the US at Armory Square Hospital in Washington DC on January 23, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by the reason of the wounds caused by the bursting of a shell at the battle of Cold Harbor VA on the 2nd of June, 1864. There is a wound of the left arm caused by a piece of a shell which struck on the posterior surface of the arm about 4 inches above the elbow joint partially severing the extensor muscles of the same, materially weakening it. There is also an extensive, deep and adherent cicatrix(?) on the left hip caused by a piece of the shell which struck him upon the dorsum illii causing lameness. Disability total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.   September 1866 Exam for increase ordered. No cause for increase . Certificate made and sent.  
Mannix, Patrick A. May 17, 1866 Late a sergeant in Co. A, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged (from) service of the US on August 31, 1865 at Richmond VA is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a grapeshot which entered the chest at the right margin of the sternum near where it is connected to the cartileges of the third and fourth ribs, passing in a horizontal direction, and coming out under the right arm causing great lameness of the side and occasioning a great difficulty of breathing. Disability total and permanent. Fee. $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent.  
Martin, Antoine March 28, 1866 Late a private in Co. H, 98th Regt. NY Vol. who was discharged at Richmond VA on August 21, 1865 claims invalid pension on account of loss of right thumb (a) result of a gunshot wound. Thumb was amputated near last joint on account of wound rec'd. in battle. Disability 1/4 Certificate made and sent. Fee 12/ paid.  
Martin, John   Oct.__, 1863 A private of Capt. E.J. Rice's Co. "G" 98th NYS Vols. who was discharged at Beaufort NC the first day of June 1863 claims an invalid pension on account of incontinence of urine. Disability total.   October 6, 1865 Disability continues and is total  
Mason, Joseph Late a private of Co. G of the 2nd Regt. of Mass. Vols. who was discharged at Washington DC on the 18th day of March, 1865, is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Applicant received two wounds: one of the right hand through thumb, anchylosing all the joints of the same; and one of the left arm, ball passing through it about 2 inches above the wrist joint fracturing the radius and causing a deep and adherent cicotrix, greatly weakening the hand and arm. Disability total. Fee $1.50 charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.  
Maxam, George L. September 10, 1866 Late a private in Co. F, 7th Regt. Conn. Vols. who was discharged at Washington DC on August 11th , 1865, claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which severed the right index finger between the first and second joints and wounded the middle finger causing necrosis of the second phalanx and enlargement(?) of second. Both fingers are nearly useless. Disability 1/3. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid. Exam not ordered.  
McCabe, Edward June 7, 1866 Late a private in Co. G, 10th Regt. Conn. Vols. who was discharged on September 2, 1865 at Richmond, VA, claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right shoulder at the junction of the clavicle with a crossing process of the scapula. There is a large and adherent cicotrix. The motion of the joint is much impaired and weakened.. Disability is 2/3 (and) permanent. Fee12/ chgd. to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.  
McCollum, Anthony   Feb.27,1864 Claims an invalid pension on account of diseased right lung-probably tubercular. Disability total. Certificate given and sent   September 8, 1866 Late a private in Co. A, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Yorktown VA claims an invalid pension by reason of physical disability resulting from a disease of the right lung. He is suffering from chronic disease of the right lung. There is a solidification of the upper half of the right lung. He has shortness of breath and general debility. He is considerably emaciated. There is no ulceration of the lung. The solidification is probably due to tuberculous deposit. Disability is total and permanent. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.  
McCollum, Joseph (September 1865) Late a private of Co. G, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Ft. Monroe, VA on or about June 19, 1865, claims an invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right arm. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right (arm) on the posterior surface one and a half inches below the elbow joint, passing through the arm and fracturing the ulna , severing the muscles and permanently injuring the nerves of the forearm. There is permanent contraction of the flexor muscles of the hand. The fingers of the right hand are permanently contracted. Disability total. Fee charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam. ordered.  
McGrath, John September 22, 1865 Late a corporal of Co. B, Capt. Gardner's, of Veterans Reserve Corps, who was discharged at Elmira NY on September 11, 1865, claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the left arm. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left arm 2 inches above the wrist joint passing downwards and backwards through the arm fracturing the ulna and weakening the wrist joint. Disability (blank) and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.   April 20, 1866. A re-examination Late a corporal in (Co.) B, 98th Regt. NY Vols. disability caused by a musket ball which entered and passed through the left arm a little above the wrist joint fracturing the ulna and injuring the tendons of the flexor muscles of the forearm . The wrist joint and hand is greatly weakened Disability 3/4 and permanent. Fee Charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam. ordered.  
McNall, Martin P.   A private of Capt. Fred Lewis' Co."G" 98th Regt. NY Vols. discharged at Albany NY November 23, 1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of alleged disability by reason of a gunshot wound. Was wounded by a musket ball which entered the right thigh near the center passing through it and also entering and passing through the left thigh. He was wounded on May 16, 1864 at the battle of Drewry's Bluff. Wounds remain unhealed. Disability total and probably permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.   September 19, 1865 Disability continues and is total. See previous exam.  
Meacham, Chauncey   Dickinson. June 15, 1865. A private of Capt. Potter's Co."F" 142nd Regt. NY Vols. in service of the US who was discharged at US General Hospital near Troy NY May 25, 1865 by reason of a gunshot wound to the right arm, causing disability, claims an invalid pension on account of the present existence of said disability. Claimant's wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm on its outer surface about halfway between the shoulder and elbow resulting in great destruction of tissue. The wound has left a large, deep and adherent cicatrix. He is unable to elevate his arm. There is also a permanent contraction of the flexor muscles of the arm rendering extension of the arm impossible. Disability total. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid.  
Merritt, George   A private of Co. "D" Capt. C.I.Olmsbee 5th Regt. VT Vols who was discharged at camp in field in Virginia claims invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Said wound was made by a musketball which entered the left hand at the last joint of the index finger resulting in the total loss of the hand and a portion of the forearm. Disability total. Fee $1.50. Certificate sent.  
Miles, John D. July 31, 1866 Late a private in Co. I, 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Albany NY on June 6, 1865, is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of disease of the heart (valvular) and general disability . He has palpitations of the heart on making any physical exertion. He is unable to perform manual labor. His disability is total. Fee $1.50 charged to Govt. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Mills, Charles (August or September, 1866) Late a private in Co. F, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Carver US General Hospital in Washington DC on March 7, 1864, claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound resulting in the loss of the middle finger of the right hand. Disability 1/4 Fee paid. certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Mills, Seymour June 19, 1866 Late a private of Co. A, 98th Regt, NY Vols. who was discharged at Albany NY on the (blank) day of (blank) 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the right hand requiring the amputation of the index finger at the second joint. Disability 1/4 Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Minor, William   April 25, 1865 A private of Capt. David O. Dobie's Co. "H" 118th Regt. NY Vols. in the service of the United States who was discharged in the field before Richmond on March 23, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from gunshot wounds received while in the service of the United States and in the line of duty. Said William Minor received two wounds, one made by a musket ball which entered his left shoulder just under the clavicle near its union with the scapula, passing downwards and backwards and emerging from the shoulder on the posterior surface 2 inches below the point of the shoulder fracturing in its passage the neck of the scapula and so injuring the parts about the joint as to render the arm entirely useless. Disability total. Certificate made and sent. Fee paid.  
Morgan, Henry October 23, 1865 A private in Co. F, 97th Regt. NY Vols. Disability caused by a gunshot wound made by a musket ball which entered the right arm on the inside, just opposite the elbow joint passing downwards and outwards in front of the joint wounding the flexor muscles and causing permanent flexion of the arm. Disability 2/3 continues. Certificate made and delivered.   March 3, 1866 Semi-annual exam. Disability continues 2/3.   September 14, 1866 Re-examination. Disability 2/3.  
Murphy, Patrick July 11, 1865 A private of Co. C 98th Regt. NY Vols. in the service of the United States who was discharged at Ft. Monroe, VA on June 17, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was received at Cold Harbor VA on June 1, 1864. Wound was made by a musket ball which entered the right arm two inches below the elbow joint passing through the arm and entering the body a little above the cartilages of the ribs of the right side then passing in a horizontal line and coming out the pit of the stomach wounding the superficial fascia of the abdomen. The flexor muscles of the hand are much impaired in function – the hand is atrophied and greatly weakened. He is greatly weakened in his body by the wound of the abdomen. His disability is total . Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. Not ordered  
Murray, George (June, 1865) A private of Capt. James Doty's Co. D 98th Regt. NY Vols. In the service of the United States, who was discharged at Philadelphia PA on October 21, 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability, claims invalid pension by reason of alleged disability arising from paralysis of the right side. Said palsy was caused by an attack of typhoid fever which he contracted while in the service of the United States in the line of duty. This is a decided case of paralysis. The arm is entirely useless; he can only walk with difficulty. The muscles of the right side are atrophied. The disability is total . Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid. Examination not ordered.   September 20, 1866. Exam ordered for increase. This is a case of paralysis of right side. He has no use of his right hand or leg. Disability total and ________________ to full amount allowed. Certificate made and sent.  
Neddo, Joseph Late a private of Co. I, 16th Regt. NY Vols. whose name is inscribed on the pension list roll of the Albany Agency for 8 dollars per month for disability arising from a gunshot wound of right arm. Wound was caused by a musket ball which (entered) the right arm on the posterior surface, passing upward and forward fracturing the bone of the forearm and causing anchylosis of the elbow joint at an angle of about 50 degrees. Disability continues and is total. Certificate made and delivered.   September 1866. Exam for increase. None recommended. Certificate made and sent.  
Nevins, Albert September, 1866 Late a private of Co. K, 92nd Regt. NY Vols. in the War of 1861whose name is inscribed on the pension list roll of the Albany agency for eight dollars per month by reason of alleged disability from a gunshot wound which he says to have been received in the line of duty while he was in the service of the US. The said pensioner's wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right side of the face near the lower margin just anterior to the angle of the jaw passing through the mouth and roots of the tongue carrying away all that portion of the lower jaw which is anterior to its angle. The direct consequences of the injury are impossibility of masticating food, great impairment of functions of the tongue and throat, difficult distution(?) liquids alone can be swallowed. The secretion of the salivary glands cannot be wholly retained, much of which is constantly escaping from his mouth. There is great deformity of the face owing to the collapsing of the lower part of the mouth. An indirect consequence of the pensioner's injury is a disordered condition of the digestive organs. Certificate made and sent. Recommend $25 per month.   (undated) late a private of Co. K, 92nd Regt. NY Vols. whose name is inscribed on the pension list of roll of the Albany agency at $8 per month by reason of alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right cheek passing through the mouth, carrying the entire anterior portion of the lower jaw. (no further comments listed in original. Ed.)  
Oak, Joseph July 12, 1866 Late a private in Co. C, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Albany on September 15,(1865) is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the left hand requiring amputation of the index finger at the last joint. Disability 1/3. permanent. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid. Exam not ordered.  
Parker, Marshall   Ft.Covington. June 13, 1865 A private of H.C.Ward's Co. "H" 57th Regt. Mass. Vols. in the service of the United States who was discharged from the service on February 20, 1865 at Carver Hospital, Washington DC, by reason of disability caused by wounds received in battle in the action at Spotsylvania Court House VA on May 12, 1864 claims invalid pension on account of the disability occasioned as above stated. Applicant received 2 wounds made by musket balls- one of the right foot, the ball entering and passing through the great toe at the last joint destroying the toe and injuring the metatarsal bone of that toe and causing inflammation of the whole foot. The foot is at the present time swollen, tender, debilitated and in consequence of which walking is rendered difficult and painful. The other wound was made by a musket ball which entered the left leg near the junction of the lower and middle third wounding the tibia causing it to exfoliate. There is permanent lameness of that leg. The disability is permanent and total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent. Not ordered.   November 8, 1865 Marshall Parker, whose name is on the pension list roll of the Albany agency at the rate of eight dollars per month was re-examined. Disability continues and is total. Certificate made and delivered.  
Payne, Oberon September 7, 1865 Late a private of Co. C, 9th Regt. Vermont Vols. in service of the US who was discharged at Montpelier VT on August 7, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a shell wound of the left leg. Wound was caused by a piece of shell which struck his left leg about two inches below the knee joint on its outer surface causing inflammation, ________ and great destruction of tissue. There is a large deep and adherent cicatrix. There is still swelling and tenderness of the leg and the function of the knee joint is much impaired. The disability is total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Pelow, Julius September 18, 1865 (listed as "Phelan" in original record) Late a private of Capt. Hildreth's Co. A, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged from service of the US on September 4, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a disability resulting from a shell wound of left leg. Wound was caused by a fragment of shell which which struck him on the internal surface of the left leg one and a half inches above the knee joint passing through the leg wounding the inner hamstring. Wound was followed by gangrene. There is permanent contraction and weakening of the leg. Disability 1/2 and permanent. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50 paid. Exam. not ordered.  
Perkins, Reuben February 6, 1866 Late a private in Co. D, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Elmira NY on May 27, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right hand. Wound was caused by some missile, musket ball or piece of shell which struck the right thumb lacerating the same so that amputation was necessary. It was amputated between the first and second joint. Disability 1/3. Fee $1.50. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Perry, Alexander June 8, 1866 Late a private of Co. G, 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Washington DC on June 22, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound. The thumb and index finger were wounded by a musket ball so as to require amputation. Disability 1/2 Fee 12/ paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Ploof, Henry July 26, 1866 Late a private in Co. G, 15th Regt. NY Engineers, who was discharged at Fort Barry VA on June 13, 1865, claims an invalid pension by reason of physical disability resulting from chronic bronchitis. Applicant has a troublesome and persistent cough and severe dyspnea and he has become so feeble and prostrated as to be unable to perform any manual labor whatever. Disability total and probably permanent. Fee $1.50 to be paid by Mr. Sabin. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.  
Potter, Charles H. May 22, 1866 Late a corporal in Co. H of the 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged (from) the service of the US at Wilmington NC on May 25, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. The wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left leg just outside the tibia about two inches below the knees passing directly backwards through the leg comminuting(?) the fibula causing weakness and atrophy of the leg. Disability 2/3 and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.  
Poyer, Henry June 26, 1863 No disability existing. Result of examination forwarded to department.  
Riley, Martin   Burke. March, 1863 Gunshot wound which was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm on its anterior surface 2 and a half inches above the elbow joint shattering in its passage the humerus causing extensive inflammation and suppuration. Wound is healed but arm is weak. Function of joint is considerably impaired. 1/2 disability  
Rousell, Joseph Ft.Covington June 24, 1865 A private of Capt. H.P. Gillis' Co, H 98th Regt. NY Vols. In service of the United States who was discharged at Ladies Home US General Hospital New York on June 12, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left arm. Said wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left arm on its inner surface about two inches below the shoulder joint passing through the arm fracturing the humerus. The wound is unhealed. The humerus is diseased. The arm is permanently contracted. The disability is permanent and total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.   September 22, 1866. Exam ordered for increase. Has been examined. Left arm is completely disabled. Has two running sores,one near the shoulder and one near the elbow joint, discharging much pus. Certificate made and sent. Disability equal to loss of hand.  
Rushford, Lanson July 26, 1866 Late a private in Co. D, 142nd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Raleigh NC on June 7, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disabilty resulting from a gunshot wound. He received a wound made by a musket ball which entered and passed through the upper portion of the tibia (right leg) just below where the ligamentum patellae is inserted into it causing much inflammation, ulceration and destruction of tissue. There is a deep extensive and adherent cicotrix . There is a weakness of the knee joint. He is one half disabled. Certificate made and sent. fee charged to Govt. Exam ordered.  
Russell, Charles L. April 14, 1866 Late a lieutenant in Co. E, 93rd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged on June 29, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound received in battle. Wound was caused by a musket ball or piece of shell which struck him on the right hand just above the last joint of the index finger wounding the joint and causing anchylosis of the same. Disability 1/3. Fee 12/ paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Russell, Erastus C.   A sergeant in L.D. Ellsworth's Co. "C" 98th Regt. NYS Vols. who was discharged from the service of the United States at Camp Carey near Newport News VA on April 7, 1862 and is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a bronchial disease of the lungs. Said Russell is afflicted with a persistent cough, difficulty breathing and general debility resulting therefrom. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.   December 25, 1865 Re-examined. Disability continues and is total. Certificate made and sent.  
Sanjule, Peter September 20, 1866 Late a private in Co. E, 106th Regt. NY Vols. whose name is on the pension list of the rolls of the Albany Agency for five dollars per month, by reason of disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the left leg. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left leg on its inner surface at its middle third. Inflammation, suppuration and ulceration followed. The nerve(?) of the leg was injured. There is pain in the leg and foot, aggravated by much walking. Disability continues at the rate of 5(?) of a total disability. Certificate made and sent.  
Savage, George   Franklin. Oct. 21, 1863. Private of Capt. James H. Pierce's Co.(C) of 148th Rgt. NY Infantry, discharged from the US service at Chestnut Hill Philadelphia the 20th of July 1863. Claims invalid pension by reason of general debility and broken down constitution caused by typhoid fever contracted while in the service of the US in the line of duty. Fee paid.  
Seymour, Carlos   T. of Clinton, Clinton Co. NY (October, 1863) A private of Capt. D. Lockerby's Co.(A) 96th Regt. NY Vols discharged at Ft. Monroe VA on March 18th 1863. Claims a pension by reason of gunshot wound of the right foot made by a musket ball which entered the foot on its upper side about an inch above the last joint of the third toe passing downwards and forwards and emerged on the bottom of the foot fracturing one or two of the metatarsal bones. The protuberant callous on the bottom of the foot is very tender causing constant lameness. Disability 1/2. Fee paid. Certificate sent  
Shattuck, John (undated) Late a corporal (torn) of the United States Army of the war (torn) examined for disability caused by (explosion?) of shell which entered the left leg just below the knee causing necrosis etc. of bones of leg. Disability total. Certificate made and delivered.  
Sheldon, Clinton P. (June or July, 1866) Late a private in Co. K, 153rd Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Washington DC on October 25, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of aphonia(?) and general physical disability . The aphonia(?) is complete and his constitution is broken. He is unable to perform manual labor. Disability total. Certificate made and sent. Exam ordered.  
Skiff, Alfred N. December 20, 1865 Late a 1st Lt. in Co. E, 60th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged near Alexandria VA on July 17, 1865 by reason of disability caused by a gunshot wound of the left hand. Wound was caused by a musket ball which passed through the ring finger, making amputation necessary. The inflammation which ensued resulted in permanent contraction of extensors of fingers which prevents complete closure of the hand. Disability permanent and 1/3. Certificate made and sent. Fee $1.50. Exam. not ordered. (copy of the above made and sent July 27, 1867)  
Slatterly, Daniel   May 14, 1863 Fracture of collar bone in outer third -- bone shortened. Impaired function of shoulder joint. Fee $1.50 paid. 1/2 disability  
Smith, Fernando C. October 11, 1865 Late a corporal in Co. C, 98th Regt. NY Vols who was discharged at Richmond VA on August 30, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the throat on the right side just below the angle of the lower jaw , passing through the roots of the tongue emerging from about the center of the (neck?). His left arm is paralyzed as are also the tongue and muscles of (deglotition?) His general health is broken down. Disability is total and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered  
Smith, Oliver December 5, 1865 Late a private in Co. M, 6th Regt. NY H. Art. Vols. in service of the U. States, who was discharged at Philadelphia PA on April 28, 1865 by reason of general physical disability caused by chronic diarrhea and chronic bronchitis. The applicant is suffering from the above complaints at the present time. He is very feeble and is unable to perform any manual labor. Disability is total and will probably be permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  
Soucisse, Bazel August 17, 1865 Late a private of Capt. Giles Co. "H" 98th Regt. NY Vols. in service of the United States who was discharged at Rochester NY about the 21st of June 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from chronic rheumatism. The said Bazel Soucisse is totally disabled from the above named disease. The rheumatism affects chiefly the left arm and leg . The arm is permanently flexed at the elbow joint. He is unable to close his left hand. The joints of the fingers are swollen and tender. The left knee is enlarged from chronic inflammation. The joints are painful and the whole limb atrophied and weak. The disability is permanent and total. Fee to be charged to the Government. Certificate made and sent.
Sprague, Anthony February 13, 1866 Late a private in Co. F, 59th Regt. Mass. Vols. who was discharged at Rochester NY on July 21, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an injury to his back and side caused by being struck by a splinter from a tree, the result of the explosion of a shell. There is constant pain and weakness of the back and side which is aggravated by exercise. A hernia appeared soon after (within a few days) the injury which he believes, and which may have been, the result of the injury. Disability 1/2 and permanent. Fee charged to govt. Exam ordered.  
Sprague, Joseph   March 8, 1865 Late a private of Co. "B" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Haddington US General Hospital Pennsylvania on February 18, 1865 and is an applicant for invalid pension by reason of alleged physical disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Said wound was caused by a musketball which entered the right leg on the inner side about 2 inches below the knee joint passing through the leg resulting in great loss of tissue and atrophy of leg. The flexor muscles are much contracted preventing complete extension of the limb. There is a prospect of improvement in this case. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent March 9, 1865   September 1866. Exam ordered for increase. Though a serious injury, it is hardly equivalent to the loss of a foot. Certificate made and sent.  
Stancliff, Morton   Oct. 3, 1863 Private, Co. A Capt. Mannix, 98th Regt. NYS Vols.. Claims invalid pension by reason of disease and tumifaction of the abdomen caused by an injury while in the service of the US in line of his duty. Disability is (the word "total" is crossed out) nihil. Fee paid.  
Stanton, Daniel H.   (February, 1865) Ist Lieut. of Capt. Russell's Co."B" of the 98th Regt. NY Vols. claims an invalid pension of an alleged disability by reason of a gunshot wound. Said wound was caused by a musketball which entered his chest just under the collar bone about one inch from the shoulder joint. Said wound has caused permanent contraction of muscles and tendons around the left shoulder joint in consequence of which the motion of the joint is much impeded. He is unable to clench(?) his left arm beyond an angle of 20 degrees. This officer was discharged at Ft.Barnham in front of Richmond VA on November 18, 1864. Disability 3/4. Fee 12/ paid. Certificate sent..   (undated) D.H. Stanton, whose name is on the pension list of the roll of Albany agency at 71/2 dollars per month. 1/2 disability. Description of injury on the original record. Disability continues and is 1/2 Certificate made and delivered.  
Streeter, George September 13, 1866 . For renewal Late a private in Co. H, 2nd VT who was discharged at Washington DC on the (blank) day of (blank) 18__ claims an invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered and passed through the right leg just above the knee joint resulting in anchylosis of said joint. Disability total(?) Fee $1.50 paid.  
Thomas, Joseph Brandon. July 10, 1865 A corporal of Capt. Marvin Potter's Co. F 142nd Regt. NY Vols. in service of the United States who was discharged at New Berne NC on June 3, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Said wound was caused by a musketball which entered his abdomen on the right side passing through the same on a line a little below the umbilicus and coming out on the left side wounding the external abdominal fascia. The ball then entered the left arm about four inches above the wrist joint passing through it wounding the tendons of flexors of the last two fingers. The wound of the abdomen causes pain and weakness, the pain being aggravated by bringing the body to an erect position. The muscles of the (arm?) are contracted . The two fingers of the left hand are partially disabled. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.   September 17, 1866 Joseph Thomas re-examined this day. Disability total. Certificate made and sent.
Traversee, Reuben July 19, 1865 Late a sergeant of Co. "D" 142nd NY Vols. in service of the United States Who was discharged at Ira Harris US General Hospital, Albany NY July 1, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right arm . Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm on its exterior surface 3 or 4 inches above the elbow joint passing through and fracturing the humerus causing great destruction of tissue. There is _____ adherent cicatrices and permanent contraction of the flexor muscles of the forearm. He also received a wound made by a musket ball which entered the right side of over (sic) the eighth rib near its center and coming out near the spine. The effects of this wound are neuralogic pains of the side. The disability arising from the above causes is 2/3 of a total disability. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and forwarded. Examination not ordered.  
Tromblee, Alexander   A private of Capt. Marvin Potter's Co. "F" 142nd NYS Vols. discharged Oct. 1, 1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a neurologic affliction if the left side. Disability is total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.  
Trumble, John A   Malone. June 20, 1863 Injury to right lung caused by concussion in discharge of cannon. Probability of recovery. Fee paid. Certificate sent. 1/4 disability  
Valley, Peter A private of Capt. Hancock T. McLean's Co. "M" of the 6th Regt. US Cavalry who was discharged at Harper's Ferry on the 25th day of August 1864 . Said Valley claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability caused by a gunshot wound caused by a ball shot from a carbine. The ball entering the upper portion of the ulna of the left arm near the elbow joint passing through and causing a comminuted(?) fracture (of) the same. The function of the joint is permanently impaired- he is incapable of fully extending his arm beyond an angle of 45 degrees. The disability amounts in my opinion to 1/2 of total disability. Fee for examination $1.50. Paid. Certificate sent.  
Vanyea, John August 9, 1865 Late a private of H.H. Bosworth's Co. "D" 142nd Regt. NY Vols. in service of the US who was discharged on June 7, 1865 at Raleigh NC is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which struck him just anterior to the base of the right ear, passing through it and entering and destroying the mastoid process of the cranium, also destroying the connection of the sterno-mastoid muscle resulting in weakness and lameness of the shoulder and arm. Disability 3/4. Certificate. Fee $1.50 paid.  
Ward, Luman F.   Ft.Covington. March 7, 1865. Semi-annual examination Late a sergeant in Co."D" Capt. Doty 98th Regt, NY Vols. whose name is on the pension list roll of the Albany agency at the rate of 6 dollars per month to c________ the Sept.2, 1863 semi-annual. Disability continues. He complains of pain in both hip joints. Both legs are partially paralyzed, the left one so much as to be useless for the purpose of locomotion.   (undated) Disability paralysis of limbs caused by typhoid fever. Disability continues and is total, but 3/4 on pension certificate. Cannot sustain his weight on left leg and disability is increasing. Certificate made and sent.  
Ward, Oscar July 24, 1865 A private of Co. "D" 142nd NY Vols. who was discharged at New York City on July 11, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the left hand. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left hand near the center of the palm passing though and fracturing the metacarpal bones of the second and third fingers completely disabling the second and third fingers. Disability 2/3 Permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and forwarded. Exam not ordered.  
Washburn, George   A private of Capt. P.S. Sinclair's Co. "E" 60th Regt. NYS Vols. who was discharged at Chestnut Hill Hospital Philadelphia PA on the 19th day of July 1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of an alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound of the right shoulder and arm. The wound was caused by a musketball which entered the right arm directly in front of the shoulder joint passing down the arm and lodging near the elbow joint causing severe inflammation and ultimately resulting in partial paralysis and decided atrophy of the arm. His disability is total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.  
Wells, Edward July 28, 1866

Late a private in Co. (blank) 143rd 2nd Battalion, Veterans Reserve Corps, who was discharged at Baltimore MD on August 5, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a hernia situated over the region of the stomach. Probably consists of omentum protruded through a small opening in the fascia of the abdomen. It is reducible, but readily brought out by straining. Disability 1/2 and permanent. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Exam not ordered.  

Wells, Hiram K.   A private of Capt. Philip C.Chase's Co. "G" 2nd Regt. Vermont Vols. who was discharged at Brattleboro VT on 29th of June 1864 claims an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the left hand caused by a musket ball which entered the hand just above its lower end of the third metacarpal bone shivening(?) the same and making it necessary to remove it. Also causing inflammation of the whole hand and a permanent contraction of the flexors of all the fingers of that hand and thereby destroying the use of the hand. Wound received May 5, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness. Certificate sent. Fee paid. Disability total. Hiram K. Wells was re-examined Dec.18,1865. Certificate made and sent. H.K. Wells also received a wound of the right leg caused by a musket ball which entered the leg 6 inches above the knee joint wounding the tendons of the rectus muscle. There's a deep and adherent cicotrix. The leg is greatly weakened. I stated in my certificate for an increase that the hand whose functions were much impaired from the first had become nearly useless. Certificate made and sent. Nov. 28,1866  
White, Adney O. September 5, 1866 Re-examined. A private in Co. G, 106th NY Vols. Disability total continues. Abdominal dropsy.  
Whitehouse, Thomas S. April 14, 1866 Late (blank) in the service of the US who was discharged (blank) claims an invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting from a gunshot wound . Wound was caused by a musket ball which struck in the back and a little to the left of the spine and lodged under the left shoulder blade injuring the intercostal nerve causing lameness and pain of the left side. Disability 1/2 and permanent. Fee 12/ paid. Certificate (blank). Exam not ordered.
Wilber, Wallace   Moira. March 21, 1865 A private of Ist Lt. John Stephany's Co."D" 41st Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at DeCamp General Hospital on November 14, 1864 claims invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting from necrosis of both tibiae. The right leg is permanently flexed at a right angle to the thigh. The left is also flexed but not to so great an extent. The left knee is greatly distorted. There is a profuse discharge from an ulcer situated just below the left knee. He is (unable?) to stand upon his legs. Disability permanent and total. Fee 12 paid. Certificate sent.  
Williams, Charles March 20, 1866 Late a private in Co. C or K, 1st Regt. VT Cav. who was (discharged) at Burlington VT is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound of the right hip. A musket ball entered the right hip joint behind the great trochanter of the femur. Long continued walking or standing on the wounded limb causes pain. Disability 1/2 and permanent. Exam. not ordered.  
Williams, Walter C. (November or December 1865) Late a corporal in Co. E, 47th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Raleigh NC on August 30, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of alleged disability resulting from injury of left leg caused by the fall of a horse . While he was carrying mail from brigade Headquarters to the Post Office on horseback, his horse fell upon his left leg badly bruising the same resulting in inflammation and suppuration and ulceration. There are at the present time two ulcers situated on the posterior surface of the leg near the junction of the middle and lower thirds, the result of the injury. Disability 2/3. probably temporary. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate made and sent. Examination not ordered.  
Wills, Jacob July 11, 1865 A private of Capt. H.H. Bosworth's Co. D 142nd Regt. NY Vols.in the service of the United States who was discharged at Foster US General Hospital New Berne NC on June 5, 1865 claims an invalid pension by reason of chronic bronchitis. Said Wills has a chronic affection (infection?) of bronchial tubes which disables him half temporarily. Disability 1/3. Temporary. Fee $1.50 paid, certificate made and sent.. Examination not ordered.  
Wilson, Horatio P.   Bangor (January, 1865) A 1st Lt. in Capt. W.A.Jones' Co."D" 142nd Regt. NY Vols discharged at Washington DC October 31, 1864 claims an invalid pension for an alleged disability resulting from a wound caused by a bursting shell received on the right side of the spine 2 inches above the sacrum injuring the spinal cord and causing lameness and partial paralysis of both legs. He is unable to move about without the aid of crutches. $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.   September 19, 1866 Exam ordered for increase. Disability equivalent to loss of both legs. Certificate made and sent.   (undated) Disability total and continues. Certificate made and delivered.  
Wolff, Francis February 22, 1866 Late a private in Co. H, 98th Regt. NY Vols. who was (discharged) at Brattleboro VT on September 12, 1865 is an applicant for an invalid pension by reason of a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket (ball) which entered and passed through the calf of the left leg. There is a chronic inflammation of the leg. The wound occasionally breaks out afresh. Disability 1/2 Fee paid by contract(?). Certificate made and sent. Exam. not ordered.
Wood, Frank September 18, 1866 Exam ordered for increase. Late a private in Co. E, 60th Regt. NY Vols. claims an increased pension by reason of disability resulting from gunshot wound of right arm. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the right arm about two inches below the elbow joint passing upwards communisting(?) the ulna and coming out a little bit above the joint causing extensive inflammation and suppuration and necrosis of the ulna. The arm is much deformed. He is unable to ____________ the hand or produce complete extension of the arm. Disability should be rated as total under the old law but is hardly equivalent to that resulting from complete loss of an arm. Certificate made and sent. No increase recommended in new law.  
Woods, Philemon October 1865. Late a private in Co. K, 14th Regt. NY H. Artillery whose name is inscribed on the pension list at Albany NY for 6 dollars per month by reason of a disability resulting from a gunshot wound. Wound was caused by a musket ball which entered the left leg on its inner surface at or near the knee joint passing through the leg severing the outer hamstring and injuring the popliteal nerve. Limb is contracted to an angle of 45 degrees permanently. Leg below the knee is very much atrophied—foot completely paralyzed. Disability is really total and permanent. Should apply for an increase of pension. Certificate made and delivered.  
Wright , Wilbur W.   January 31, 1865. A private of Capt. Martin J. Chamberlain's Co."F" 106th Regt. NY Vols. who was discharged at Cumberland MD March 14, 1863 claims an invalid pension by reason of convulsions and partial paralysis of the right side caused by fatigue and exposure while in the service of the US and in the line of duty. His right leg is decidedly paralyzed and atrophied. He suffers from constant disorder of stomach and bowels. His mind as well as his body is enfeebled. Disability total. Fee $1.50 paid. Certificate sent.  
Wylie, Saul March 30, 1863 Claims pension by reason of gunshot wound on left leg 3 inches above the ankle joint causing varicose ulcer and inflammation of leg. Fee paid. Disability total