Friday, September 17, 2010

Four Good Missouri Men.

Walter H. Tinker, enlisted as a Private, at the age of 22 in the Fagg's 5th Regiment Six Months Militia, Co. B., enlisted on September 11, 1861, mustered same day at Louisiana Mo. Wounded by a accidental discharge of a gun and leg was amputated September 27, 1861.

Congress 1866.

Walter H. Tinker, late a private in the 5th regiment Missouri State militia, who lost a leg while in active service, praying a pension.

John P. McElroy, enlisted August 11, 1862, as a Corporal in company D., of the 49th., Missouri State Militia, at Bowling, Green Co., was mustered in same day. Discharged for being wounded accidentally, his actual service was 74, days.

Congress 1866.

The petition of John P. McElroy, late a private in the enrolled Missouri militia, permanently disabled while in active service, praying a pension.

James M. Cox, enlisted as a Private in the Missouri State Militia, of Co. A., on August 25, 1862, at Springfield Mo., was mustered in same day, actual service 135 days. Was killed by rebels on January 7, 1863.
Wife was Nancy Cox.

APRIL 3, 1866

For the relief of Nicholas Hibner, late a private in the sixth
regiment. Missouri State militia.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tile United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of Nicholas Hibner, of Caldwell county, Missouri, and late a private in the sixth regiment (cavalry) Missouri State militia, commanded by Colonel Catherwood, upon the list of pensioners, at the rate of eight dollars per month, to commence on the passage of this act, and to continue during his natural life.
Passed the House of Representatives April 2, 1866.
Attest: EDWARD McPHERSON, Clerk.
By CLINTON LLOYD, Chief Clerk.

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