1918 Civil War Pension Application J.V. Alexander

Form No. 4
Application for Pension General Prorate Class
Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach

J.V. Alexander

  1. What is your name? J.V. Alexander

  2. What is your age? 84 years

  3. In what county do you reside? Prentiss

  4. What is the name of your postoffice? Booneville, Miss.

  5. Are you a bona fide resident of the State of Mississippi? yes

  6. Are you married or unmarried? Married

  7. In what State and County did you reside when you enlisted in the service of the Confederate States? County of Tishomingo State of Miss.

  8. What was the date of your enlistment? Fall of 1862 I think

  9. What was the number of the regiment or name of the vessel in which you first enlisted? 26 Miss.

  10. The name of its commander? Col. A.E. Reynolds, Capt. D.T. Beall

  11. Letter of designation of the company in which you enlisted? E

  12. The name of its captain? D.T. Beall

  13. The length of tiem which you served in the above company or regiment? From fall of 1862 to close of war

  14. Were you ever discharged or transferred from the above commands? No

  15. If so, give the date of discharge or transfer?

  16. If discharged, on what grounds?

  17. If transferred, to what command?

  18. Did you enlist the second time in the Confederate service? No

  19. If so, into what regiment or Company?

  20. Were you discharged from this command before the surrender in 1865? No

  21. If so, for what cause?

  22. Were you at any time absent from your command without leave? No

  23. If yes, how long and why?

  24. Did you ever absent yourself from your command without leave, and join another? No

  25. Were you with your command in active service at the surrender in 1865? At home on furlough

  26. Where did your command surrender? At Apomattox

  27. Were you absent from it when it surrendered? Yes

  28. Why were you absent? On furlough at home

  29. How long had you been absent? Don’t remember

  30. Do you apply for a pension because you are indigent and unable to earn a support by your own labor? Yes

  31. Do you hold any State, United States, County or City office from which you are receiving as a salary or fees the sum of six hundred dollars per annum? No

  32. Have you any sons over 16 and under 21 years of age? No

  33. If yes, how many?

  34. Have you any property in your own right or in the right of your wife? Yes

  35. What is its true, just and correct value? $1000.00 less mortgage of $500.00

  36. Have you a home of your own? Yes

  37. If not, with whom do you now live? With daughter Mrs. Ganher? Living with me and taking care of me

  38. Is the person you are now living with a relation? Yes

  39. If so, what relation? Daughter

  40. Have you any relation or connections whose legal duty it is to provide for you? Not that are able to do so.

Signature of Pensioner (J.V. Alexander)

Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 2 day of Sept. 1918.

C.R. Lacy, Chancery Clerk

J.E. (X) Mize-signature of witness

W.W.? Cunningham-signature of witness

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