PART 2 APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES

PART 2

APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
ADJUTANT GENERAL’S OFFICE, WASHINGTON, DC. Nov 18, 1868
Sir:
  I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 165,611, and to return it herewith with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.
  It appears from the Rolls on file in this Office, that Joseph Alsup was enrolled on the 18 day of March, 1864, at Waverly Sandy, Tenn. In Co. K, 2nd Regiment of Tenn. Mtd. Infy. Volunteers, to service as a private on the 27 day of June 1864, at Nashville, Tenn. In Co. K, 2nd Regiment of Tenn. Mtd. Infy. Volunteers, to serve one year, or during the war. On the Muster Roll of Co. K of that Regiment, for the months of July and August, 1864, he is reported died in U. S. Gen. Hospital, Johnsonville, Tenn. July 7, 1864, of Inflammation of the lungs, Hence not been on the Rolls of Co. K, 2nd, Tenn. Vols. Infy.
  I am, Sirs very respectfully,
                                                                                         Your obedient servant, Sam’l Breck
Assistant Adjutant General. The Commissioners of Pensions, Washington, DC.
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APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
OFFICERS AFFIDAVIT TO DEATH OF SOLDIER, Nov 20, 1869
State of Tennessee}
County of Benton} SS
  On the 20 day of November, 1869, before me, William Killbreath, Justice of Peace in and for the County and State above named personally appeared Enos McAuly to me known as a credible person, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he was acting surgeon in Hampton Battalion 2nd Regiment of Tenn. Mtd. Volunteers, and was acquainted with Joseph Alsup who was a member of said Regiment, and was mustered into service as a private on or about the 18 day of March, 1864, at north of Cypress, Tenn., in Co. K, 2nd Regiment of Tenn. Mtd. Inft. Volunteers to serve one year and died on or about the 5 day of July, 1864, at Johnsonville, Tennessee.
  That the disease of which said Joseph Alsup died were measles and were received or contracted while he was in the service of the United States, and  in the line of duty as a soldier; to wit: at Waverly, Tenn. on or about the 8 day of June 1864.
  That the facts stated in this affidavit respecting the service, and cause of the soldier’s death, are derived from personal knowledge, and that he has no interest in the claim for the pension for which this affidavit is required.
                                                                                                                           Enos McAuley
  Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year first above written, and I certify that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.
                                                                                                                         William Killbreath, J.P.
                                                                                                                         For Benton County 
Filed in Department of Pensions Office
December 7, 1869

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