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20. Proof of facts to substantiate the foregoing declaration....

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21. Application for invalid pension...

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22. Certificate of officer. .....

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23. Application for pension by widow of deceased soldier.

86
24. Proof of marriage by copy of private record...

91
25. Proof of marriage by transcript from family Bible..
26. Proof of marriage by witnesses....
27. Application by guardian of minor children of deceased soldier for a

pension....
28. Proof to substantiate the foregoing...
29. Application for pension by mother of deceased soldier.....
30. Proof of relationship, &c., and of dependence on deceased son for
support.....

105
31. Application for a pension by guardian of minor sister of deceased
soldier....

107
32. Proof necessary to substantiate the foregoing application.....

109
33. Application for pension by mother of deceased soldier during the life
of her husband......

111
34. Proof to substantiate the preceding application.

113
35. Oath of identity in prize cases......
36. Power of attorney to collect prize money.

130
37. Oath of identity of administrator..

132
38. Oath of allegiance......

156
39. Certificate of clerk of court....

157
40. Form of obtaining payment of invalid pension.
41. Power of attorney to collect pension..
42. Oath of attorney...
43. Form to collect widow's pension.
44.

pension by guardian.
45. Certificate of court as to guardianship...
46. Oath of identity for a widow, child, children, administrator or executor

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of deceased pensioner....
47. Application for transfer of pension to another agency.
48. Application for a new certificate..

199
49. Oath of allegiance of claim agents..

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GENERAL INDEX.

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ACTS of Congress :

relating to volunteers, 8, 246.
calling out militia, 8, 13.
raising pay of privates, 8.
concerning soldiers' letters, 9.
granting compensation to garrison of Sumter, 9.
providing for reorganization of marine corps, 9.

better organization of military, 9, 10.
appointment of aids, 10.

enlistment of sailors, 10.
to promote efficiency of engineer corps, 10, 14.
to provide for allotment certificates among volunteers, 11.

appointment of sutlers, 11.

payment of troops in Western Department, 11.
relating to medical cadets, 11.
altering manner of paying line officers, 11.
to grant pensions, 11, 248.
to define pay and emoluments, &c., 11, 12.
concerning allotments of pay by prisoners, 13.
to increase brigadier-generals and major-generals, 14.
for enrolling and calling out national forces, 14.
providing brevet rank, 14.
respecting powers of attorney, 141.
making appropriation for bounties, 246.
granting bounty, 246, 255.

granting homesteads, 255.
ADMINISTRATION, letters of, 73.
AGENTS, pension, list of, 224.
ALLOTMENT, certificates, 13.

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APPLICATION for arrears of pay and bounty, 65–72.

form of, 75.
to be made to Second Auditor, 48, 74.
for invalid pension, 81.
for widow's pension, 86.
for minor children's pension, 98.
for mother's

103, 111.
for sister's

107.
for furlough, 307.

for discharge, 312.
ARMY Regulations, extracts from, 225-245.
ARREARS of pay, (sce Bounty and):

Naval, 120, 121.

order of payment of, 70, 71. Payment of, 149–153.
ARTICLES of War, 280–304.
ARTIFICIAL limbs, 15, 24.

form of application for, 26.
ASSIGNMENT, or pledge of pension, invalid, 22, 162.
ATTORNEYS, 65, 198–204.

oath of allegiance of, 199.
license of, 200.

fees of, 200–203, 252.
AUTHENTICATION of papers, 72.

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45, 56.
45, 58.

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BIENNIAL examination of pensioners, 162, 179, 190.
BOUNTY and arrears of pay:

who are to receive, 8, 14, 16, 42, 43, 71, 247, 255.
persons discharged before serving two years, 14, 16.
declaration by widow to obtain, 44, 49.

" children
" father
46 mother

46, 60, 68.
“ brothers and sisters to obtain, 47, 62.
to whom 'application for, to be made, 48.
persons dying after discharge, 66.
declaration by soldier discharged before serving two years, 66.
applications, how addressed, 65.
to officers and men in navy for destroying enemy's ships, 125.
payment of, 150, 154.
to volunteers reënlisting, 321-323, 325-328.
to regular army

324-328.
BREVET rank gives no increase of pension, 107.
BROTHERS and sisters,

declaration by, to obtain arrears and bounty, 47, 62.
when they are entitled, 63.

CERTIFICATE of court as to guardianship, 168.

of county clerk, 55, 157.

pension, application for new, 173.
CHILDREN, declaration of, to obtain bounty and arrears, 48, 66.

of deceased soldiers under sixteen entitled to pension, 79.
CIRCULARS,

of Fourth Auditor, 134.
of Surgeon-General, 28.
of Alpheus Fobes, pension agent at New York, 175.

of Pension Office to pensioners, 178.
CLOTHING lost, 330.
COMMISSION, service without, 108.
COMPUTATION of pensions, 192.
CONSUL'S certificate to foreign papers, 66.
CONVALESCENT soldiers, detail of, 336.
COUNTY Clerk, certificate of, 55, 157.
COURTS of Inquiry, 301.

Martial, how ordered, &c., 294.

DESCRIPTIVE Lists, 316-319.
DESERTERS, 228, 238, 285, 332–338.
DESERTION bars claim for pension, 86.
DISCHARGED soldiers, 73.
DISCHARGE of soldier, 229, 230.

must be filed with application for bounty, 67.
soldier to be furnished with, 73.
applications for, 312-316.

duplicate, 320.
DISLOYALTY bars claims on United States, 71.
DIVORCE bars claim for pension, 78.
DRUNKENNESS, proof of habitual, 114.

EQUIPAGE, claims for, lost in service, 29–32.
EXTRA duty pay abolished, 15.

FATHER, declaration of, to obtain bounty and arrears, 45, 58.
FORAGE, commutation for, not allowed, 18.
FOREIGN language, papers in, must be translated, 66.

papers must be certified by American Consul, 66.
FORMS used in drawing pensions, list of, 195–197.
FRAUD in concealing disease on enlistment invalidates claim for bounty, 68.
FURLOUGHS to enlisted men, 234, 283, 307–311.
to reënlisting volunteers, 346.

GENERAL orders of War Department, 306–348.
GUARDIAN of minor children, 45, 56.

Certificate of, 168.

HOMESTEADS, an act to secure, &c., 255.
HORSES, claims for, lost in service, 29–32.

INCOME tax on officers' pay, 18.
INSTRUCTIONS:

of Second Auditor respecting claims for arrears of pay and bounty, 70–76.
of Third Auditor respecting claims for horses and equipage, 29–32.
of Fourth Auditor respecting claims for arrears of naval pay and prize

money, 134-143.
to pension agents, 182.
of Pension Office to pensioners, 177.

of Pension Office concerning applications for pensions, 260–279.
INVALID Corps, pensioners enlisting not to receive pension, 78.

LEAVES of absence, 305-307.
LEGITIMACY of son not necessary to entitle mother to pension, 114.

MARRIAGE, proof of, 51-54.

second, how it affects claim for pension, 87.

proof of, in pension cases, 89–97.
MOTHER, declaration of, to obtain bounty and arrears, 46, 60, 68.

of deceased soldier, when entitled to pension, 79, 102.

pension of, ceases on marriage after son's death, 104.
MUSTER rolls, what to embrace, 239.

new regulation concerning, 346.

NAVAL:

arrears of pay, 120, 121.
pensions, 121-123.

OATH of allegiance, 156.

of identity, 170.
OFFICERS, entitled to pensions, 249–251.

at what rate, 80, 81.
resignation of, 225.
deceased officers, 226.
inventories of effects of, 227.
leave of absence to, 231-234.
to be present at pay table, 235.

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