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From: "Sharon Kavanagh" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Civil War Pensions
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2007 14:27:25 -0800
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Bill - our (Chicago) Civil War vet received his pension until he died in
1808 and his wife until she died in 1923. This document was sent to us by
Illinois State Archives.
Sharon Kavanagh
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Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Civil War Pensions

> Listers,
> I have a question about Civil War Pensions. My wife's great grandfather
> was a Union soldier and there is a record of him receiving the pension.
> Does the Civil War Pension stop after he dies? Is it passed onto the
> survivors like pensions these days? How far down (in descendancy) is it
> passed on? Just curious?
> Bill Karr
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