APPLICATION OF HUGH ALSUP, FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES, WASHINGTON, DC
GENERAL AFFIDAVIT FOR CIVIL WAR PENSION, MAY 18, 1872
State of Tennessee}
County of Benton} SS
On this 18th day of May 1872, personally appeared before me, R. I. Laurence, an acting Justice of the peace in and for said County and State, Dr. Enos McCauly with whom I am well acquainted and who is a resident of Benton Co. Tennessee; and whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit; and who is now and had been for 26 years a practicing physician in good standing in said County, and adjoining County of Carroll, and after being first duly sworn by me declares and says that he was acting surgeon in the 2nd Tennessee Mtd. Inft. during the late rebellion in the United States and that he was acquainted with Joseph Alsup who was a member of Co. K, in said Regt. That said Joseph Alsup contracted measles at Waverly, Humphreys Co. Tennessee on or about the 8th day of June, 1864 while in the line of duty as a soldier, and that he died with measles on or about the 5th of July 1864 at Johnsonville, Tennessee in his own tent. This applicant further states that he was surgeon in Harders Battalion which belong to said regiment and that his knowledge of the soldiers service and his death in service from personal knowledge of the same; and that he has no interest whatever in the pension from which this applicant made, and applicant further states that Waverly is about 10 miles distant from Johnsonville. And that this applicant’s post office address is Camden, Benton Co. Tennessee. Dr. Enos McAuley
Sworn to and subscribed before me and I certify that I am uninterested, direct or indirect in this claim data above mentioned.
State of Tennessee}
Benton County} SS
I, D. A. Bruce, Clerk of the County court in and for the County and State aforesaid, do certify, R. I. Laurence, whose genuine signature appears to the foregoing applicant was at the time of signing the same and acting Justice of the Peace, in and for said County and State duly commissioned and sworn and that all his official acts as such are entitled to full faith and credit, given under my hand and official seal at office in Camden on this 24 May 1872.
Received by the Department of the Interior, Pension Office, June 4, 1872