Tripp County, South Dakota
Civil War Pensions
William Brown (aka William Albertson)
William Albertson, now known as William Brown, aged 66 years, served as a private in Company G, One hundred and fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, from February 4, 1865, to August 25, 1865; and in Company D, Third Battalion, Sixteenth Regiment, United States Infantry, from August 22, 1866, to August 22, 1869; pensionable service, 6 months and 22 days, and is now a pensioner under the act of May 11, 1912, at $15.50 per month.
He was formerly pensioned under the act of June 27, 1890, at $12 per month by reason of rheumatism, lost of sight of right eye, and general disability.
Address: Danton, S. Dak.
"Board of surgeons, November 4, 1908, found pensioned causes."
Dr. H. A. Skelton testifies that claimant is totally blind. He needs constant care of a physician and nurse.
Claimant has no property and no income but his pension.
An increase to $50 per month is recommended.
[United States Congressional Serial Set, page 67, by United States Government Printing Office, United States, 1914; submitted by RM, Tripp Co. Historical Society]