Confederate Application for Pension
G W Wrenn from Rockingham Co., NC
(Transcribed by Mary Ellis from the Archives in Raleigh, NC)





State of North Carolina,}
County of   Rockingham     }
On this 1st day of June A.D. 190 1, personally appeared before me, Jas Price, C. S. C., in and for the State and County aforesaid, G W Wrenn, age 58 years, and a resident at Monroeton post-office in said County and State, and who being duly sworn, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension under the provision of an act entitled "An Act to amend Chapter 198 of the Laws of 1889,  for the relief of certain Confederate Soldiers and Widows," ratified March 2, 1901: That he is the identical G W Wrenn, who enlisted in Co.  L,  21st Reg. N. C. State Troops, on or about the 24th day of  June, 1861, to serve in the armies of the late Confederate States, and that while in said service at Gettsyburg, in the State of Pennsylvania, on or about the 2 day of July , 1863 he received a wound or wounds, etc.
(Applicant will here state the nature and extent of his wounds and disability, so that a proper classification can be made under the new Pension Law passed by the General Assembly of 1901. Read said section of said law carefully, and to accomplish the classification therein called for, let statement here  as to nature and extent of wounds, disability, etc., be very full and explicit.)

Injured in my privates

He further states that he is, and has been for twelve months immediately preceding this Application for Pension, a bona
fide resident of North Carolina; that he holds no office under the United States, or under any State or County, from which he
is receiving the sum of three hundred dollars as fees or as salary annually;   That he is not worth in his own right, or the right of
his wife, property at its assessed value for taxation to the amount of five hundred dollars ($500), nor has he disposed of property of such value by gift or voluntary conveyance since the 11th of March, 1885, and that he is not receiving any aid from the State of North Carolina or under any other statute providing for the relief of the maimed and blind soldiers of the State.

Sworn and subscribed before me, this 1st day of June, 1901
G W Wrenn
Signature of Applicant
 

Jas Price
Signature of C.S.C.
 

Also personally appeared before me D. M. Malloy, who resides at Reidsville post-office, in said County and State, a person whom  I know to be respectable and entitled to credit, and being by me duly sworn, say he is acquainted with G W Wrenn, the applicant for pension, and has every reason  to believe that he is the identical person he represents himself to be, and that the facts set forth in this affidavit are cor- rect to the best of his knowledge and belief, and that he has no interest, direct or indirect, in this claim.

Sworn and subscribed before me, this 1st day of July, 1901
D.M. Malloy
Signature of Witness

Jas Price
Signature of C.S.C. }

Also personally appeared before me ______ a physician in good standing in said County and State, and being duly sworn, says that he has carefully and thoroughly examined  __________, the applicant for pension, and finds such disability for manual labor as is described below, by reason of wounds received while in the discharge of his duty as a soldier or sailor of North Carolina in the service of the late Confederate States.
(Let physician here give full and explicit professional information as to the nature and extent of wounds, disability, stating particularly whether disability amounts to three-fourths or not, in order to accomplish the classification called for under the new Pension law passed by the General Assembly of 1901).

        George W. Wren suffers from an
        enlarged testicle
 

Sworn and subscribed to before me, this 1st day of July 1901

S. Ellington M.D.
Signature of Physician

W.P. Wilson ,  Dept.?
Signature of C.S.C.
 

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, Rockingham   County.

To the Auditor of the State of North Carolina:

     We certify that we have carefully examined the application of           G W Wrenn            for a pension under the provisions of an act entitled "An Act to amend Chapter 198 of the Laws of 1889,  for the relief of certain Confederate Soldiers and Widows," ratified March 2, 1901, and the proofs filed in support thereof; that we are satisfied the said    G W Wrenn  is the identical person who enlisted in Company   L,   21st    Regiment of  N. C. Troops, on or about the 24th day of June 1861 , and who was disabled in manner and to the extent stated in the foregoing certificates of himself and physician in consequence of a wound received in battle on or about the  2nd day of  July 1863 , and we certify the following allegations set forth in his application to be true, namely: That he is , and has been for twelve months immediately preceding this Application for Pension, a bona fide resident of North Carolina; that he holds no office under the United States, or under any State or County, from which he is receiving the sum of three hundred dollars as fees or as salary annually; that he is not worth in her own right, or the right of his wife, property at its assessed value for taxation to the amount of five hundred dollars ($500), nor has he disposed of property of such value by gift or voluntary conveyance since the 11th of March, 1885, and that he is not receiving aid from any other source from the State of North Carolina, and therefore his application is correct and just under the act.

                                                                        {Seal }            Thos R. Pratt                              Ch'mn Board Com'r
                                                                            "                 J. S. McAlister                              Commissioner.
                                                                            "                 Thos M. Hopkins                            "
                                                                            "                                                                        "
{IMPRESS COUNTY SEAL HERE}                 "                                                                        "
                                                                            "                  R. W. Hutchinson                  Sheriff
{Seal} Jas. Price       Clerk of Superior Court
                                                                          Approved:            J. H. Law
                                                                                                    L. B. Key

                                                                                                          County Advisory Board

        Flap on Front of Folder
SOLDIER'S APPLICATION FOR PENSION
           Act of March 2d, 1901
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                G W Wrenn
who enlisted in Company   L   ,   21th
Regiment North Carolina State Troops.

DISALLOWED

Insuf Disabie
 
 
 

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Filed by Board of Inquiry of
County, N.C., day of, 190

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