Scott County Arkansas
Civil War Pension Files
Contributed by Scott County Historical & Genealogical Society
Special thanks to Betty Leeper


State of Arkansas, County of Scott, SS:
On this 23 day of April A.D. one thousand eight hundred and 90 personally appeared before me a Clerk of the Circuit Court, the same being a Court of Record within and for the County and State aforesaid, Daniel Keeton, aged 44 years, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Daniel Keeton who was enrolled as a Private on the 4 day of Oct. 1862 in Company B of the 1st regiment of Ark. Cav. commanded by Capt. Huttenhour and was honorably discharged at Fayetteville, Ark. on the 3 day of Aug. 1865. That his personal description is as follows: Age 44 years; height 5 feet 5 1/2 inches; complexion Dark; hair Black; eyes Black. That while a member of the organization aforesaid, in the service and in the line of duty, at battle of Prairie Grove in the State of Ark. on or about 7 day of Dec. 1862 he was thrown from his horse and the horse fell on him injuring his left leg causing a permanent disability.
That he was treated in hospital as follows: [blank]
That he has not been employed in the military or naval service otherwise than stated above. That he has not been in the military or naval service of the United States since the 3 day of Aug. 1865. That since leaving the service this applicant has resided in the Counties of Franklin & Scott in the state of Ark. and that his occupation has been that of a farmer. That prior to his entry into the service above named he was a man of good, sound, physical health, being when enrolled a farmer. That he is now partially disabled from obtaining his subsistence by manual labor by reason of his injuries above described, received in the service of the United States; and he therefore makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the invalid pension roll of the United States. He hereby appoints with full power of substitution and revocation H.D. McKnight of Trenton, Ohio, his true and lawful attorney to prosecute his claim. That he has not received nor applied for a pension; that his residence is Boles, Scott Co., Ark. or near that P.O. Boles Scott Co., Ark.
Daniel (his "x" mark) Keeton
J.M. Harvey
M.M. Beavers

[Note: Only one page is included in this file; there may be more in the original file. The Company Descriptive Book from his military record shows him as age 20 at enlistment, born in Carter Co., KY.]

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