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VALENTINE FOOS, 1831-1900

Transcription by Carolyn Schwab, submitted 19 Oct 2007
Original Application 8 pages
Pension Application #397867, 265367
 

20 DEC 1882
        Enrolled 11 AUG 1862, Clinton, IN
        Corporal Co. D, 85th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers
        On rolls until 30 APR 1864
        Present MAY and JUN 1864
        In hospital at Nashville, TN, - JUL and AUG 1864
        In hospital at Indianapolis, IN  SEP and OCT 1864
        Nature of sickness not stated  Hospital records not on file
        Discharged at Indianapolis, IN  22 MAR 1865
 
26 DEC 1882
        Sworn affidavit from VALENTINE FOOS
        Appears before JAMES ROBERTS, Clerk of Vermillion County Court
        Swears that unable to furnish evidence of Regiment Surgeon
                 Never treated by said surgeon
                 PHILANDER OWEN treated him from discharge until 1873  now dead
                 J.C. HARRISON then treated him  now dead
                
31 MAY 1883
        Affidavit from JOHN LEE, Clinton, IN
        Claims VALENTINE FOOS is troubled with disease of the eyes
        Acquaintance not related
        Has known him for several years
 
26 MAR 1889
        Affidavit from JACOB A. SANDERS
        Has known VALENTINE FOOS for over 15 years
        Suffers from Rheumatism, piles  Sometimes is confined to bed
        Occupation is farmer
        Believes contracted disease during War
 
10 NOV 1897
        Information Request
        Residence is in Hillsdale, IN
        Married twice

   1. CAROLINE RODGERS 1864
   2. Divorced Fall of 1868
   3. MARTHA PEARMAN (was MARTHA JACKSON) 1872
   4. Divorced Fall of 1887 Indianapolis, IN
   5. (Married in Vermillion Co., IN)
   6.         No children
   7. 
   8. 26 MAR 1889
   9.         Application for Increase in Pension
  10.         Chronic Diarrhea and Rheumatism
  11. 
  12. 18 MAR 1901
  13.         Dropped from pension rolls due to death
  14.         Date of Death 16 NOV 1900
  15.         Last paid $24.00  4 NOV 1900