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This collection contains six letters of personal correspondence between Elijah Hawn and his wife Nancy dated from May 26, 1862 through June 16, 1863. Also included are form no. 79 from the U.S. Treasury Department (which allows for Nancy to be granted a widow’s pension), a letter from the Department of the Interior rejecting her widow’s pension on the grounds that she remarried, and a division of land agreement.
This collection consists primarily of two sections of a muster roll for Company K of the 2nd Regiment of the East Tennessee Infantry Volunteers (USA) and Lazarus Johnson's discharge and pension papers. Also included is Johnson's affidavit regarding Calloway W. Catlett's pension claim.
- Subject: United States. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) X