Manuscript Collection

York County Soldiers Board Of Relief Records- Accession 825

Title

York County Soldiers Board Of Relief Records- Accession 825

Files

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Identifier

Accession 825

Inclusive Dates

1862-1863

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

6 rolls of Microfilm

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of 6 duplicate rolls of microfilm, all of York County Soldiers Board of Relief Papers (1862-1863). This collection “consists of petitions to the soldiers' board of relief, orders by the board to pay, and receipted accounts of the board. Information on the petitions include name of the petitioner, relationship of petitioner to soldier in Confederate service, name of soldier, statement of petitioner's sole dependency on the absent soldier for support, other people in the household, and number of children. Some give time and amount of last money received from the absent soldier, nature and extent of resources available to the petitioner, and the ages and gender of the children. Each petition contains a statement certifying its truth. Many are annotated to show that they were granted and the amount granted. The receipted accounts and orders to pay are generally for provisions provided to the board's clients. Information includes nature and cost of provisions provided, name of recipient, name of payee, date of transaction, and date of receipt.”*

*South Carolina Department of Archives and History: Collection Number 000046, Series Number .L 46115. https://scarchcat.rediscoverysoftware.com/MADetailS.aspx?rID=000046/.L%20%2046115&db=series&list=parent&dir=SCARCHIVE

Additional Notes

Digital surrogates of the microfilm are available for use in the Archives Research Area.

Provenance

The York County Soldiers Board of Relief Records were purchased by the Winthrop Archives on September 9, 1993 from the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

York County Soldiers Board Of Relief Records- Accession 825

LC Subject Headings

Military pensions--South Carolina--York County--Sources; Military dependents--South Carolina--Sources; Military dependents--South Carolina--York County--Sources; Petitions--South Carolina--Sources; Petitions--South Carolina--York County--Sources; Bounties, Military--South Carolina--York County--Sources; South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; York County (S.C.)--Genealogy--Sources

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