African American veterans
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Civil War Pension Claim Applications
Content Description STORED IN BOX Scope and Contents During the Civil War, the Federal government touted its general pension system as a way to entice men to enlist. These benefits were guaranteed to all soldiers, sailors, or their dependents whose disability was a direct result of their military service.In 1890, President Benjamin Harrison signed the Dependent and Disability Act into law. This Act provided pensions to all Union Army veterans, who...
Greene County Veterans' Services Commission Meeting Audio Recordings