Civil War Confederate pension applications were transcribed from
the original record book and contributed by Gail Scott to the
pursuance of an Act Entitled An Act to Provide Pensions
for certain Soldiers and Sailors of the late War Between the States
for Widows of such Soldiers and Sailors passed by the General
Assembly of the State of
And in compliance of Section 7 of this act the County Court of Benton County, Arkansas, did at the April Term 1901 thereof as appears on record in County Court record Vol. K page 325 appoint R. A. Hickman, N. S. Henry and W. W. Thomason as the County Board of Pensions in and for the County of Benton and State of Arkansas.
Monday morning July 8, 1901 it being the day fixed by law for convening of the board of pensions. After taking the oath of office proceeded to the election of a chairman of and for said board. R. A. Hickman being duly elected as Chairman of said board.
board on this day examined the applications and allowed the following
named persons the sum set opposite their respective names as sailors,
soldiers or widows of such soldiers or sailors.