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

State of North Carolina,
County of   Rockingham
 

On this 5th day of   July A.D. 1902   , personally appeared before me, Jas N Price, C. S. C., in and for the State and County aforesaid,  H. W. Wrenn  , age   59     , years, and a resident at   Ruffin   post-office in said County and State, and who being duly sworn, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the 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: That he is the identical     H. W. Wrenn              who enlisted in Co.  "B"  ,   4th  Calvary Reg. N. C. State Troops, on or about the  4 day of  June,  1862 , to serve in the armies of the late Confederate States, and that while in said service at               ,    in the State of ______________________ , on or about the  ______ day of ________,186__
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 PensionLaw 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.)

                     Has a crippled foot & ------ & an
                     not   able to ----- (use?)   also has Kidney
                    disease & am ruptured.
 
 

   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, for 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 5 day of June 1902
H. W. Wrenn
Signature of Applicant

Jas N Price
Signature of C.S.C.

      Also personally appeared before me     J. S. Johnston   , who resides at  Ruffin   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 H. 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 correct 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 5th day of July, 1902
J. S. Johnston
Signature of Witness

Jas N 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 whetherdisability amounts to one fourth, one half, three-fourths, etc., in order to accomplish the classification called for under the new Pension law passed by the General Assembly of 1901).

  Anguinal hernia ---- ---- he says gives
  him a great deal of troube Has frequent
  Mic----tion has to get up of nights to make water
  Has chronic rhumatism   Disablit abut one
  half
 

    Sworn and subscribed to before me, this 5 day of July 1902
C.R. Wharton
Signature of Physician

Jas. N. Price
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   H. 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   H. W. Wrenn  is the identical person who enlisted in Company   B      Regiment of  N. C.  Troops, on or about the     ~      day of  186    , 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 ______ day of          186__ , 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 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 suchvalue by gift or voluntary conveyance since the 11th of March, 1885, and that he is not receiving aid from any other source for 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
                                                                            "                  Thos M. Hopkins                    Commissioner.
                                                                            "                  J. S. McAllster                                 "
                                                                            "                                                                       "
{IMPRESS COUNTY SEAL HERE}                        "                                                                       "
                                                                            "                  A W Hutchin(e?s)                           Sheriff
{Seal} Jas N Price                     Clerk of Superior Court
                                                                          Approved:     J. H.  Lane
                                                                                               S. B. Way
                                                                                                -----------------
                                                                                               E. R. Harris
                                                                                                              County Advisory Board.
 

        Flap on Front of Folder
SOLDIER'S APPLICATION FOR PENSION
           Act of March 2d, 1901
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        H. W. Wrenn
who enlisted in Company   B ,   4
Regiment Calvary North Carolina State Troops.
 
 
 
 

(STAMPED)
INSUFFICIENT DISABILITY

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

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