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Southern Claims Commission
Established by Congress in 1871 for those in the southern states who were loyal to the union and had  supplies taken or furnished for the use of  the union army during the civil war  1861-1865. Less than 33% were approved.
For details see links below:
The Southern Claims Commission: A little known source of genealogical information
Researching Southern Claims Commission Records
U.S. National Archives
Southern Claims Commission 1871-1880
Baldwin County, Georgia Index
Claim Number Name $Amount
5109 David M. Anderson $1,042 Disallowed 1872
151 Obadiah Arnold 3,155 Disallowed 1872
4,169 Andrew J. Banks 1,378
4,170 Tabitha Batson 485
7,985 Matthew R. Bell 8,171
5,110 Hiram Charffinch 136 Disallowed
3,059 Benjamin Cook 455 Disallowed
4,176 Francis H. Croom 856 Disallowed
4,175 Jesse Croom 617
9,856 July Desausure 275
7,330 Matthew Durnden 781
6,049 William M. Graham 1,416
5,113 Harriet Howard 1,231
15,139 Benjamin Humphries 219
15,140 Robert  C. Humphries  408
9,134 John Lambert 1,172
3,064 Joseph Leonard 1,355 Disallowed
3,065 Joseph S. Leonard 946 
1,050 Sarah D. Lundy 709
500 William S. McCombs 3,983. allowed $250
4,185 Daniel McCoy 483 rejected
4,184 William McCoy 508
3,068 Jonathan Miller 442
626 George W. Philips 133
3,511 Mary Prosser 1,429
3,070 James H. Pulley 461
10,702 Currell Ross 133
9,136 John Ross 756
5,002 James Rushin 1,685
5,116 Levin J. Smith 432 Disallowed 1872
12,672 Patsey T. Smith 1,985
1,223 Emily Speights 3,500 Disallowed 1872
9,991 William C. Supple 1,334 Disallowed
5,005 John Taylor 1,768
9,805 Henry Temples 1,334
426 Joe Travis 750
433 Levi Walker 785
4,191 Collin Wood 497
1,192 William Wood 1,264
9,139 Mitchell Wright 140

Records of the Commissioners of Claims (Southern Claims Commission)1871-1880. National Archives No. 87. Roll  13
 
 

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