The Widow's Pension Application
for Harriet O. Spencer Cardin

INTRODUCTION

Page 1-- Pension File Cover Cards

This page created August 9, 2008.

Below are transcriptions of what appear to be the first cards of her pension packet.

Note: Information in italics represents handwritten information.

(3-II-II)
NAME OF
SOLDIER:
                                                MEXICAN WAR
Cardin, Shackelford W.                                                          
NAME AND CLASS
OF DEPENDENT:
Cardin, Harriet     Widow                                                        
SERVICE RANK                      ENLISTED                DISCHARGED               
    Coleman's Co. 1 Ala. Vols.                                                            
ADDITIONAL SERVICE    
   
DATE OF FILING. CLASS. APPLICATION.
NO.
CERTIFICATE
NO.
FILE NO. ACT. STATE.
1888, Feb. 8 Mex. wid 5872 4923     Jan. 29, 1887 Miss.
BOUNTY LAND:    
REMARKS:    
Harriet O. Cardin

Widow
OF

VETERAN Shackleford W. Cardin

CAN NO. 386         BUNDLE NO.: 4
Pension File Cover Card - Front Pension File Cover Card - Back

   

M Laflin
(3-229a)

No.___5872___
B.L. No._9807-160-47_
Widow's Service Pension,
MEXICAN WAR.
ACT OF JANUARY 29, 1887.
Harriett O. Cardin                     
Crawfordville Lowndes Co. Miss 
WIDOW of Shackelford W. Cardin
Capt Coleman                          
1st Ala. Vols.                           
Enlisted                               1846
Discharged                           1848
Died                       July 29 1862
Age                     62                  
Disability                                    
Inv.claim on file                           
                Mar 5/88 J.J. McCabe
                                            Clerk.
Received         Feb 8        , 1888
            J. W. Smith                
                City                      
                                            Attorney.
                            ATT'Y FILED                                
JW Smith - Atty                                        
Death of Soldier                                        
Non Marriage                                            
Date of Birth of Widow                              
Mch 12/88     JDH
                                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(3-243.)
No.__4923__
MEXICAN WAR
Act of January 29, 1887.
WIDOW.
      Harriet O. Cardin       
Widow of                                            
Shackelford W. Cardin              
Rank   Private                            
Company   Colemans                    
Regiment   1" Ala Vols                  
Rate per month, $8.00                            
    May 25 "
Commencing January 29, 1887.               
Certificate dated     June 4       , 1888
and mailed             "     7       , 1888
Payable at       Knoxville     Agency.
Fee $25.                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Sept 2. 96.     I advised of date of                
death Aug, 18, 1896         E.A.S.                
 
DROPPED FROM ROLLS
DEC 8 1896
PENSIONER DEAD.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pension File Cover Card 1 - Front Pension File Cover Card 1 - Back Pension File Cover Card 2 - Front Pension File Cover Card 2 - Back

More Pension Application for Harriet O. Cardin

Introduction: Summary of Pension Application Information

Page 2: Application Tri-Fold

Page 3: Personal Affidavits, Part One

Page 4: Personal Affidavits, Part Two

Page 5: Final Briefs

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