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William Jennings Pay Voucher

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3480

This Confederate pay voucher, written on Form No. 3 (Officers Pay Account), documents Captain William Jennings' pay from September 1, 1862 through November 28, 1862. Captains were paid $140.00 per month, so Jennings received a total of $410.67 for his service during this period. Receipt of delivery signed on the pay voucher places Captain Jennings in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 13, 1863.

Dates

  • 1863 April 18

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This Confederate pay voucher, written on Form No. 3 (Officers Pay Account), documents Captain William Jennings' pay from September 1, 1862 through November 28, 1862. Captains were paid $140.00 per month, so Jennings received a total of $410.67 for his service during this period. Receipt of delivery signed on the pay voucher places Captain Jennings in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 13, 1863.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Jennings was born in 1827 in Kentucky. He married Lucy A. Hawkins on April 8, 1852 and the couple had at least three children. Jennings enlisted in Company K of the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry at the rank of Captain on July 25, 1862 at Livingston, Tennessee. He resigned his post on November 29, 1862 in order to accept a post as a military surgeon. Jennings survived the war and returned to his family in Kentucky, where he most likely died in 1892.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this voucher on April 15, 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480