Pension for William T. Foster for Military Service.
William T. Foster applied to the State of Arkansas for a pension from his service in the Civil War. He served as a Private in Company I, 31st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A. and honorably discharged on 15 Mar 1865. In the file was the application signed by William T. Foster and dated 12 Jun 1903; Proof of service attested to by W. H. Smith and R. F. Farrar and sworn before R. R. Radford, Ashley County County Clerk; Evidence of Physician by W. S. Norman, MD, saying that he is unable to perform manual labor because of "rheumatism & old age" dated 12 Jun 1903; Pension board approval of $50.00 pension on 6 Aug 1903; Application for an increase of pension on 13 Jul 1908; Evidence of Physician by E. M. Scott MD, saying that he is unable to perform manual labor because of "his age, 85 yrs" dated 13 Jul 1908; and Pension board approval for an increase to $100.00 dated 6 Aug 1908.
|Owner of original||Arkansas State Archives|
|Place||Little Rock, Pulaski Co, Arkansas|
|Linked to||William Truitt Foster (Pension)|