Family Files Submitted By
Melissa Macomb Welsby
Declaration for Pension, Act of May 1, 1920, State of Arkansas, County of Madison
On this 29th day of May, 1926, personally appeared before me, a notary public
within and for the county and state aforesaid Pleasant Seals, who, being
duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 80 years of age, and a resident
of Witter county of Madison, State of Arkansas, and that he is the identical
person who was enrolled at Fayetteville, Arkansas under the name of Pleasant
Seals on the 1th day of February 1863 as a Private, in Co. G. 1st Reg. Ark.
Inf. in the service of the United States, in the Civil war and was honorably
discharged at Ft. Smith, Ark, on the 10th day of August 1865. That he also
served none. That his personal description at enlistment was as follows:
height 5 feet 8 inches; complexion fair, color of eyes blue; color of hair
light; that his occupation was farmer; that he was born May 27, 1846 at Clayborn
Co. Tenn. That he requires the regular personal aid and attendance of another
person on account of the following disabilities: carcinoma under right ear.
That since leaving the service he has resided at Witter, Ark., Aurora, Ark.,
Marble, Ark., Braggs, Okla. and his occupation has been farming and blacksmithing.
That he is a pensioner under Certificate No. 622,516. That he makes this
declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United
states under the provisions of the Act of May 1, 1920.
Two attending and identifying witnesses: Jackson Seals, Witter, Arkansas, and W. C. Seals, Fayetteville, Arkansas, R.R.D. No. 1
Subscirbed and sworn to before me this 29th day of May A.D. 1926... Chas.
L. mcElhaney, Notary Public, Witter, Arkansas. My Com. Expires 2/18/30.
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