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BISHOP, JAMES R.
Name:  James R. Bishop
Age:  70 years
Born:  Alabama
How long in Texas:  63 years
County reside:  Nolan
How long in Nolan Co., TX:  10 years, Sweetwater, TX
Applied before:  No
Occupation:  Farmer
What state command organized:  Texas
How long served:  Feb 1862 - June 1865
Company:  Co. B. 11th, Texas Infantry... Infantry
Witness #1:  A.S. Bishop
Witness #2:  W.W. Bishop, Johnson Co., TX
Date:  Aug. 19, 1911

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BRYSON, J.D
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What is your name: J.D. Bryson
What is your age: Fifty-six years
In what County do you reside: Nolan
How long in said county & P.O. address: seven months ... Dora Texas
Occupation: Farmer
Physical condition: arm off last... lost May 6th 1864 in Battle
What company & regiment you enlisted in:  Co. “G” 11th Ala Reg. ... three years
Property:  No real estate.  Have 2 mules, wagon & harness worth about $140.00
Resident of this state: Yes, since 1866.
Date signed:August 17, 1899
Witness #1: W.J. Taylor, age 65, Post Office Eagle Cove, Callahan Co., TX
Witness #2:   M.C. Taylor, age 58, Post Office Eagle Cove, Callahan Co., TX
MORTUARY WARRANT ACCOUNT
July 3, 1920
Mitchell Co., TX
To: Mrs. S.M. Bryson... home is in Mitchell County
Mailing Address:Route B, Roscoe TX
J.D. Bryson originally of Nolan County died 11 June 1920 in the town of Loraine, Mitchell County, TX.  
Died in the home of son, G.W. Bryson.

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CAMPBELL, George W.:
What is your name: G.W. Campbell
What is your age: 63 years of age
In what County do you reside: Nolan County
How long have you resided in said county: Two years.  Sweetwater, Texas
Occupation: Section Foreman on R.R.
Physical condition: Not good.  Gravel, physician says caused by Kidney trouble.  I lost my left eye in battle and
      wounded in left leg.

What state was company or command organized & how long: Co. I. 1st Ala ? Miss Reg & Co. H 54th Ala Reg - 4 years
Property: None
Have you been a resident of Texas since Jan. 1, 1880: Yes.
Date signed: Sept. 1, 1899
Witness #1: W.K. Hardy, resides at Courtland, Miss.
Witness #2: J.S. Burnett, resides at Courtland, Miss.

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GREEAR, J.T.:
What is your name: J.T. Greear
What is your ag e: 66 years of age.
Where were you born: Grayson Co., VA
In what County do you reside:  Nolan
How long in Texas:  since Nov. 1858
How long in said county & P.O. address: about one year... Roscoe, TX
Occupation: Stone Mason
What state was company or command organized: Texas
What company & regiment you enlisted in & how long:  Oct. 1861 furloughed April 1, 1865; Co. K 7th Texas Calvary
Date signed: September 6, 1910
Witness #1: W.L. Beall
Witness #2: W.D. Beall


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MOORE, J.C.
Name:  J.C. Moore
Age:  77
Born:  Giles County, Tenn
Resided in Texas:  Since 1882
County you reside:  Nolan
How long:  Nolan Co. 18 years, Sweetwater, Tex
Applied before:  No
Occupation:  Preacher
Physical condition:  Fair
What State command organized:  Tenn
How long served:  1862 to 1865
Company:  Co. F. 32 Tenn Infantry
Value of home:  $900.00
Value other property:  500.00 --- Some town lots
Transferred property:  No
Date:  April 22, 1922
Witness #1:  A.R. Moore, Red River Co., TX
MORTUARY WARRANT:
Responsible party:  H.J. Heath,
step-son... Sweetwater, TX.
Pensioner:  J.C. Moore
Died:  6 January 1927, Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX
Where died:  his own home. 
Undertaker:  Seth Johnston
Physician.  A.A. Chapman


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OWEN, J.M.:
What is your name: J.M. Owen
What is your age: 64
Where born: Warren Co., Georgia
How long in Texas: since January 1, 1879
In what County do you reside: Nolan County
How long have you resided in said county: about 10 months, Sweetwater, Texas
Occupation: Hotel Keeper
Physical condition: Not good.  Gravel, physician says caused by Kidney trouble.  I lost my left eye in battle and wounded in left leg.
What state was company or command organized & how long: Georgia.. About 14 months... Co. B 22 Georgia Battalion.  Artillery
Date signed: June 24, 1912
Witness #1: Rachel Parker
Witness #2:


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REID, SARAH MARGRITE
Name:  Sarah Margrite Reid
Widow of:  William C. Reed, died March 27, 1920 Gains Co., TX
Married:  December 2, 1848 Erath Co., TX
Age: 71 years
Where born:  Mississippi
How long in Texas:  1869
How long in this county:  about 35 years, Stephensville
Husband draw pension, if so number:  26961
Husband's name:  William Columbus Reid
Date of his death:  March 27, 1920
State of your husbands command:  Texas
How long did he serve:  about 18 months
Witness #1:  A.C. Watson
Witness #2:  Robt. R. Cooper
Approved:  June 28, 1920

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REID, W.C.
Applied Gaines Co., TX
Name:  W.C. Reed  (William Columbus Reid h/o Sarah Margarite)
Age:  67 years old born in 1846, July 5th
Where born:  Miss. ... Leak County
How long in Texas:  Since 1859
In what county reside:  Gaines
How long:  6 years.  P.O. Seminole, TX
Applied before:  No
Occupation:  Farmer
State commond organized:  Texas
How long served:  In Army 14 months
Letter of Company:  C or G Regiment, Col. Bradfords, later Col. Maneis
Filed:  Mar. 1st, 1914
Witness #1:  J.J. Adams
Witness #2:  James Jones


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ROWLAND, SAMUEL BURDINE
What is your name: Samuel Burdine Rowland What is your age: 68 yrs, the 7th day of last June
Where born: Pope County, Arkansas
In what County do you reside: Nolan County Texas
How long in said county & P.O. address: 7 years, Post Office is Roscoe, Nolan Co., TX
Occupation: Farming when able to do so.
What state, company & regiment you enlisted in: Arkansas.  Co. A Col. Stermans Reg. 1st Battalion of Arkansas Calvary.
What Branch: Calvary
Nature of Service and how long: Was not conscripted, was only detailed by and from my regiment to do special
        courier   service.
Date signed: October 13, 1913
Witness #1: Peter A. Sossamon
Witness #2: W.W. Sossamon

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WRIGHT, JOHN W.

Name:  John W. Wright
What is age:  Seventy three years last June 26th
Resident of what county:  Nolan
How long resided in county:  resided in Nolan County principally for 30 years.  Address Sweetwater, Texas
Applied before:  No
Occupation:  Carpenter, not ably to engage in.  Can't get about very well
Physical condition:  am in fair condition for my age.  Old age, and exposure in war.
In what State command organized:  in Ellis County Texas
How long served:  enlisted in fall of 1861 and discharged in May 1865.
Name of company:  Co. F. Regiment No. 12th Parsons regiment.  Served in Calvary
Property:  I have no realestate, no personal property, have a few ponies wroth from two to three hundred dollars.
Property sold last 2 years:  Sold 3 ponies about $165.00
Witness #1:  John H. Cochran, Sr.
Witness #2:  J.C. George

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WRIGHT, L.L.:
What is your name: L.L. Wright
What is your age: 63 years
In what County do you reside: I have resided in Nolan County 6 months - my P.O.= Sweetwater

Occupation: Minister of the Gospel

Physical condition: I am under influence of an attack of rheumatism, old age and exposure and general debility
What state was company or command organized & how long: Company E, 1st Regiment Texas Calvary; about 4 years
Property: Have a vacant out lot in town of Llano Texas worth $25.00.  Have a wagon and team and two colts, all worth
      $75.00

What property sold or conveyed in last 2 years: Two horses sold at average of $10. Per head; 600 bu. of corn at
      30 cents per bu.

Have you been a resident of Texas since Jan. 1, 1880: Yes.

Date signed: June 14, 1899
Witness #1: Wm. Wright
Witness #2: Asa Johnson

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