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Oklahoma, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1920
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Oklahoma, 
United States
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Location of Oklahoma
Record Description
Record Type Military
Collection years 1897-1920
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Oklahoma Department of Libraries


What is in This Collection?

This collection contains confederate pension applications for Confederate veterans of the Civil War veterans living in Oklahoma.

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What Can these Records Tell Me?

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  • Name of soldier/sailor
  • Death date
  • Where died
  • Place of service
  • Name of spouse
  • Age of spouse
  • Birth date of spouse
  • Length of residence in Oklahoma

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I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

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