Scott County Arkansas
Civil War Pension Application
GEORGE W. TERRY, CSA
Transcribed & Contributed by Delaine Edwards

11198
APPLICATION OF
George W. Terry
Gipson P.O.
Scott County.

[Stamp:] Examined and allowed and $50.00 allowed and Auditor authorized to draw warrant for same.
Filed in Auditors Office, Aug. 6, 1901
T.C. Monroe, Auditor

This 28 day of Aug. 1901
J.M. Crockett, Sec'y. of State
T.C. Monroe, Auditor

APPLICATION FOR PENSION

STATE OF ARKANSAS,}
County of Scott}
I, George W. Terry of Gipson, Ark., do solemnly swear that I served as a soldier in the army of the Confederate States, being a member of Company "I" commanded by Capt. Patterson in Col. McIntosh's 2nd Regiment of Mounted Riflemen from the State of Arkansas. That I enlisted in said service about the latter part of 1861 or early part of 1862; that I was honorably released from such service on or about the latter part of 1864 or early part of the year 1865 being 1st Lieut. of the Company at time of my release from service, and did not desert the same; that I am now, and for the past twelve months have been, a bona fide resident of this State; that I do not myself, nor does my wife, nor do we together, own property, real or personal, or both, or money or choses in action in excess of the value of $400.00 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel), nor has either of us conveyed title to any property to enable me to draw a pension, and that neither I nor my wife is in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150.00 per year; that I am incapacitated to perform manual labor in any of the ordinary avocations of life, and that such incapacity (or disability) is the result of wounds received in the service, being shell shot wound in right hip which wound has pained me considerably during the whole time since the war to the present time, and which still disables me, and from advanced age, my age now being 66 years, and consequent debilitated physical condition in consequence of said wound and old age, and that such disability is not the result of my own vicious habits still persisted in, so help me God.
(Signature) George W. Terry
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 28th day of June 1901
L.P. Fuller, County Clerk
By Thos. M. Duncan, D.C.

STATE OF ARKANSAS,}
County of Scott}
We, the undersigned, sitting as a Pension Board for Scott County, do certify that we have examined the application of the within named Geo. W. Terry for pension, under Act of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, as approved March 11, 1901, and the proof in support of same, and find that said applicant is a wounded Confederate soldier, is in indigent circumstances, and wholly or partially incapacitated for manual labor, and that his claim is just, and that he should be allowed $50.00 pension.
C. Malone [Seal]
S.C. Brown [Seal]
Wiley Young [Seal]

EVIDENCE OF PHYSICIAN

STATE OF ARKANSAS}
County of Scott}
I, [Blank], a duly registered and practicing physician in Scott County, Arkansas, do hereby certify that I am personally well acquainted with George W. Terry of Gipson, Arkansas, who is an applicant for a pension under the Statutes of Arkansas.
That at his request I have made an examination of his physical condition and find: State description and character of wound or diability:
The Soldier was wounded in the right hip and right Lumbar muscles by the bursting of a shell.
Physical condition and to what cause is his incapacity for manual labor attributable
to the above mentioned wounds and his age General debility
and that said disability is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in
Extent of disability 3/4
Doctor sign here: J.O.A. Sullivan, M.D.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 27 day of July 1901
L.P. Fuller, County Clerk
By Thoms. M. Duncan, D.C.

PROOF OF PROPERTY

STATE OF ARKANSAS}
County of Scott}
On this day personally came before the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace within and for the County of Scott and State of Ark., the undersigned two citizens of Gipson, Ark. whom I certify to be creditable persons and worthy of confidence, who being duly sworn, state that they are each, personally, well acquainted with applicant Geo. W. Terry and have known him 10 & 7 years, respectively.
That he is now and has been for the past twelve months a bona fide resident of Arkansas. That he is incapacitated for manual labor by reason of old age, and that such incapacity (or disability) is not the result of his own vicious habits still persisted in. That to the best of our knowledge, all property now owned by him and his wife, together, is not worth exceeding $400 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel.) That neither he nor his wife is in recept of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any services, or the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150 per year. That we have no interest in this claim.
J.N. Daily
C.F. Trogden
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 26 day of July 1901.
D.H. Blair, JP

DECEASED PENSIONER'S
WIDOW'S APPLICATION

STATE OF ARKANSAS}
County of Scott}
I, Sarah E. Terry, do solemnly swear that I am the widow of George W. Terry, who served as a soldier in the army (or sailor in the navy) of the Confederate States, his proof of service being now on file in the Auditor's office, at Little Rock, he having been allowed a pension under Act of the General Assembly, approved March 11, 1901; that I am now, and for the past twelve months have been a bona fide resident of this State; that I do not own property, real or personal, or both, or money or choses in action, in excess of the value of $400.00 (exclusive of household goods and wearing apparel), nor have I conveyed title to any property to enable me to draw a pension, and that I am not in receipt of any income, annuity, pension or wages for any service, the emoluments of an office, in excess of $150.00 per year; that my said husband died on the 11th day of February 1907 at Bates, Scott County, Ark. and that I have not since remarried, so help me God.
[Signature] Sarah E. (her X mark) Terry
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 11 day of March 1907.
S.K. Cuncan, Clerk
I, T.J. Center, do solemnly swear that I am personally acquainted with Mrs. Sarah E. Terry, and that she is the widow of George W. Terry, deceased.
[Signagure] T.J. Center
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 11 day of March 1907.
S.K. Duncan, Clerk

STATE OF ARKANSAS,}
County of Scott} ss.
We, the undersigned, sitting as a Pension Board for Scott County, do certify that we have examined the application of the within named Sarah E. Terry for pension, under Act of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, as approved March 11, 1901, and the proof in support of same, and find that said applicant is the widow of a Confederate soldier, is in indigent circumstances, and that her claim is just, and that she should be allowed $50.00 pension.
J.R. Evatt [Seal]
J.P. Hall [Seal]
Wm. Chitwood [Seal]

11198
APPLICATION OF
Sarah E. Terry
Widow of
Geo. W. Terry
Bates P.O.
Scott County.

Examined and approved and $100 allowed and Auditor authorized to draw warrant for same.
Filed Mch. 11, 1907
S.K. Duncan, Clerk
This 14 day of Aug. 1907
A.E. Moore, Auditor
J.H. Berry, Major General Commanding U.C.V.

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