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Pension Records of David C. Schaeffer
Co. E., 131 OH INF

Lots of medical records in this pension, more than anything else.  It looks like he really “fought” to get his pension.
Basic information:


Hiram Gross (served with David)
James Lawden
James C. Taylor
Dr. J. Roberston
Daniel W. Zehring
Charles Gunckle
William Myers
Jacob Cochren
Emmanuel Kimmerling
William Ryan (Riner)

William East (relative of David’s through marriage, also served with David)

Records Show:
Born Montgomery County, OH
Enlisted may 2, 1864, Sergeant, 40 years of age, occupation, tailor
Discharged:  August 25, 1864
Died August 18, 1900, Germantown, OH.

Personal Description:
Daved C. Schaeffer.
Co. E, 31 Ohio N. G. Inf.
Born, Montgomery County, Ohio
Age:  40 years at enlistment May 2, 1864
Eyes:  Hazel
Hair:  Brown
Height:  5 ft, 6 inches
Complexion:  florid
Occupation:  Tailor
Never Married
Discharged:  August 25, 1864, Sergeant, with company


Submitted by: Lisa Hoffman

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