Elementary Manual of Practice: Civil War Claims

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - United States - 35 pages

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Page 20 - All soldiers who enlisted or reenlisted into the Regular Army for three years, under joint resolution of January 13, 1864, and General Order, No. 25, are entitled to $400 bounty. By act of June 20, 1864, regulars serving under enlistments made prior to July 22, 1861, and reenlisting between June 20, 1864, and August 1, 1864, under this act, into their old regiments for three years, are also entitled to $400 bounty, payable in installments.
Page 10 - ... personal estate, if they or any of them will accept the same, in the following order : First, to the widow ; second, to the children; third, to the father; fourth, to the brothers; fifth, to the sisters; sixth, to the grandchildren; seventh, to any other of the next of kin who would be entitled to share in the distribution of the estate.
Page 18 - That the true intent and meaning of the words "or in the line of duty," used in the fourth section of the act approved March 3, 1865, * * * requires that the benefit of the provision of said section shall be...
Page 11 - States service for three years, and who were honorably discharged before serving two years for cause other than wounds received in line of duty, are entitled...
Page 9 - ... provided they served for a period of two years or during the war (ie. were discharged after April 28, 1865, on account of services being no longer required) ; or on account of wounds received in the line of duty (if enlistment was for two years or more) ; or on account of wounds received in battle (if enlistment was for less than two years). If discharged before serving two years, for any cause other than wounds received in battle or in line of duty...
Page 9 - States for one hundred days or three months ; but in case of death in the service of any enlisted man belonging to the latter organizations, his widow, if living, is entitled, or, if she be dead, the children of any such soldier are entitled to $100 bounty, under section 11, act of March 3, 1865.
Page 14 - ... months, respectively. If the soldier served his full term, or was discharged prior thereto by reason of wounds, or under any of the...
Page 13 - March 3, 1863, to $100 bounty if they served two years or more, or were discharged by reason of wounds received in line of duty before two years' service. No bounty is due them or their heirs for such service under any other act. Drafted men or substitutes enrolled to serve for a period less than three years are not entitled to any bounty.
Page 17 - ... duty. If discharged before the expiration of his full term of enlistment, because of "services no longer required
Page 13 - ' wound, " as used in the foregoing, is to be understood in the sense of injury, hurt, damage, as contradistinguished from disease or sickness. The bounty can only be allowed when the soldier was actually discharged by reason of the wound, as aforesaid.

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