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1st Sess 2d Sess 45th Cong 48th Congress act of June act of March administration allowed amendment amount annual application April April 19 Arrears Act Civil War pension claim agents claimants Cleveland Commissioner of Pensions Committee on Pensions commutation Congress Continental Congress death dependent relatives discharge dollars a month dollars per month eight dollars enlisted entitled ex-soldiers favor February 12 federal filed fund Grand Army half pay Ibid increased Indiana invalid-pensions invalids January January 25 Journal June 27 June 30 March 19 measure ment military pension military service National Encampment National Tribune navy pension paid passage passed payment pension act Pension Bureau pension claims Pension Committee pension laws pension legislation pension list pension system persons President received Republican resolution roll Secretary Senate service-pension sion sioner Statutes at Large tariff tion Treasury U. S. Statutes United veterans veto vote widows York Tribune
Page 294 - ... the insurance shall be payable to such person or persons within the permitted class of beneficiaries as would under the laws of the state of the residence of the insured be entitled to his personal property in case of intestacy.
Page 126 - Corps, whether regularly mustered or not. disabled by reason of any wound or injury received, or disease contracted, while in the service of the United States and in the line of duty.
Page 288 - Class A. In the case of a man, to his wife (including a former wife divorced) and to his child or children: a) If there be a wife but no child, $15. b) If there be a wife and one child, $25. c) If there be a wife and two children, $32.50, with $5 per month additional for each additional child.
Page 43 - ... should be viewed, as it really was, a reasonable compensation offered by congress, at a time when they had nothing else to give to officers of the army, for services then to be performed. It was the only means to prevent a total dereliction of the service. It was a part of their hire. I may be allowed to say, it was the price of their blood and of your independency. It is therefore more than a common debt ; it is a debt of honor ; it can never be considered as a pension, or gratuity, nor cancelled...
Page 289 - B shall be $15 per month. (c) If he is making the compulsory allotment to a member of Class A, the minimum monthly allotment so designated to be made to members of Class B shall be oneseventh of his pay, but not less than $5 per month.
Page 291 - If the death occur before discharge or resignation from service, the United States shall pay for burial expenses and the return of body to his home a sum not to exceed $100, as may be fixed by regulations.
Page 191 - The grateful thanks of the American people are due to the Union soldiers and sailors of the late war; and the Republican party stands pledged to suitable pensions for all who were disabled, and for the widows and orphans of those who died in the war.
Page 285 - The ratings shall be based, as far as practicable, upon the average impairments of earning capacity resulting from such injuries in civil occupations...