Albert Raymond:

Civil War Files


Albert and Matilda Raymond pension applications, and death certificate, from the National Archives: Cover, 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 10, 11, 11a, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22.

State of Michigan; County of St. Clair; SS:

   On this 31st day of March, A.D. one thousand eight hundred and eighty two personally appeared before me Clerk of the Circuit Court, a court of record within and for the County and State aforesaid, Albert Raymond, age 35 years, a resident of Capac, County of St Clair, State of Michigan, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Albert Raymond who entered service under the name of Albert Raymond on or about the (blank) day of (blank), 1862 as blacksmith with company B of the 4th regiment of the Mich. Cavalry, commanded by Capt. Eldridge, and was discharged at Nashville, Tenn., on or about the (blank) day of August, 1865, by reason of expiration of term of service; that his personal description is as follows: Age, 35 years; height, 5 feet 8 inches; complexion, light; hair, brown; eyes, blue. That while a member of the organization aforesaid, in the service and in the line of his duty in action at Atlanta, in the State of Georgia, on or about the (blank) day of July or August, 1864, his horse was shot and fell on Claimant, injuring his right side, knee and right shoulder. That he was treated by Regimental Surgeon. That he has not been employed in the military or naval service otherwise than as stated above. That since the (blank) day of August, AD 1866, he has not been employed in the military or naval service of the United States. That since leaving the service this applicant has resided in the Town of Memphis & Capac, in the State of Michigan, and his occupation has been that of a blacksmith. That prior to his entry into the service above named he was a man of good, sound, physical health, being when enrolled a blacksmith. That he is now in part 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 now appoints, with full power of substitution and revocation, GEORGE E. LEMON, of Washington, D.C., his true and lawful Attorney, to prosecute his claim. That he has never received money, applied for a pension. That his Post-office Address is Capac, county of St Clair, State of Michigan.

Two witnesses to Claimant's Signature sign here:
(1) Hoover Baker
(2) Thos. H. Bottomby
   It is hereby certified that in conformity with the laws of the United States, Matilda Raymond, widow of Albert J. Raymond, who was a Private, Co. B, 4th Regiment Michigan Cavalry, is entitled to a pension rate of Thirty dollars per month to commence November 28, 1924, and to continue during her widowhood.
   Given at the Department of the Interior this twenty-sixth day of February one thousand nine hundred and twenty-five and the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and forty-ninth.
   Hubert Work, Secretary of the Interior.
   Countersigned by Washington Gardner, Commissioner of Pensions.

  • NATIONAL ARCHIVES Pension Certificate #958846