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 28 th  day of  July A.D. 1906   , personally appeared before me,  J.  N. Craig  J.P. , C. S. C., in and for the State and County aforesaid,       Hillman W. Wrenn  , age   62       ,  years, and a resident at Ruffin, N.C.    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 332 of the Laws of 1901,  for the relief of certain Confederate Soldiers, Sailors and Widows," ratified March 2, 1903:  That he is the identical     Hillman W. Wrenn who enlisted in Co.   "B"    ,   4th  Calvary   Reg. N. C. State Troops, on or about the  1st 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 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.)
 
 
 

He further states that he is , and has been for twelve months immediately preceding this Application for Pen-
sion, 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  28th day of July, 1906
Hillman W. Wrenn
Signature of Applicant
 

J. N.  Craig  J.P.
Signature of C.S.C.

      Also personally appeared before me     W. D. Hightower   , 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  Hillman 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     28th day of July 1906
W. D. Hightower
Signature of Witness

J. N.  Craig  J.P.
Signature of C.S.C.
 

     Also personally appeared before me    Dr. J. B. Gunter    a physician in good standing in said County and State, and being duly sworn, says that he has carefully and thoroughly examined    Hillman W. Wrenn    , 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).

             Rupture of "---- Achilis" & Complete
             rupture, (--------) on left side.
             amounting to at least a three fourths
             disability
    Sworn and subscribed to before me, this    28   }
  day of         July     , 190  6                                }                              J. B. Gunter, M. D.
                J. N. Craig  J.P.                                   }                                  Signature of Physician
                  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           Hillman W. Wrenn         for a pension under the provisions of an act entitled "An Act to amend chapter 332 of the Laws of 1901,  for the relief of certain Confederate Soldiers, Sailors and Widows," ratified March 2, 1903,   and the proofs filed in support thereof; that we are satisfied the said     Hillman W. Wrenn            is the identical person who enlisted in Company   "B"        ,
   4   Cav Regiment of              Troops, on or about the     day of  June 186 2 , 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 such value 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} Jas N Price

{IMPRESS COUNTY SEAL HERE}
                              Approved:   E. R. Harris
                                                  A. F. Neal

                                                                                       County Pension Board.

        Flap on Front of Folder
SOLDIER'S APPLICATION FOR PENSION
           Act of March 2d, 1903
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        Hillman W. W.H. Wrenn
who enlisted in Company   B,   4 Calv
Regiment North Carolina State Troops.
 

APPD 4th
 

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

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