Browsing All posts tagged under »Virginia Confederate pensions«

Some thoughts on Levi Miller

September 28, 2008 by

9

Recently, when doing my daily blog surfing, I came across this post about “black Confederate” Levi Miller at Richard Williams blog. As with every “black Confederate” that pops up on the radar, I was skeptical. However, Miller received a pension under one of the acts that granted veterans pensions (Miller’s was filed under the act of […]

More on headstones, pensions and “Black Confederates”

August 29, 2008 by

6

Feeling the need to clarify my thoughts on some things, the following applies… Regarding the use of pensions to justify ordering a soldier’s headstone While I do believe that digging into pension records of Civil War era soldiers/sailors can be a means of gathering evidence in support of military service, just as in the case […]