Civil War pension affidavit signed by Matilda McGinnis and Rachel Montgomery.
Submitted by: Sherry Lowe
The affidavit says "In the matter of Pension claim of Vandres Burress as I learn was a Private in Company D....." I submit that the claimant was actually Pvt. Sanders Burris. Sanders lived in the same neighborhood as the two ladies who signed the affidavit and the information given fits much of the information contained in the 1890 Carter Co., KY Special Veterans Census including the company and date of discharge. 1890 Carter Co., KY Special Veterans Census Burris, Sanders "Huse" Pvt Co D 40th KY Inf. 10JUL1863 10JAN1865
Submitted by: Glen Haney