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Jabez Joines Waller Civil War Service Record

Source: Mary Esther Smith

Enlisted in Savannah Ga. on April 1862 in Martins Artillery Company. Stayed in service for 3 years till the war ended. He was paroled in Milledgeville Ga. after the close of the war.

First record of appling for pension was in 1895, at the age of 57. Muster roll for November and December 1863 show him home sick. Admitted to Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals, Macon Ga. on November 29, 1863. January 1, 1864 shows a 30 day extension.

1895 listed his occupation as farming. Could earn $ 2.00 per month. Had physical condition at time he applied for pension was weak and feeble, caused from age and disease. Been diseased for 25 years caused from exposure in the military service, heart failure, bloody piles. Applied on the grounds of " infirmity and poverty ".

He was a sound and healthy man when he joined the Confederate army, by exposure while in the service.

Jabez signed his name with an X mark. James F. Brooks was his witness as to serving in the war, they served togather. James stated that Jabez was a faithful soldier for 3 years. He applied for his pension in 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901 listed as not strong enough to do farm work, 1902 and 1903 is in feeble health. 1904 bad health, failing eyesight, 1905 and 1906 infirm and debilitated by old age, the last year he applied was in 1907.

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