Pensions go beyond a Union or Confederate soldier's service to document all kinds of information about his life—even his immediate family. Discover the rich detail to be gleaned from these genealogically valuable records.
What you’ll learn:
- Who could receive a pension (it wasn’t just soldiers)
- Documents required for a pension application
- Supplementary documents applicants sometimes included to support their pension claims
- Other gems you might find in an ancestor’s pension file
File formats for video class are MP4 and WMV