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Pension Applications of Russell County
Individual pension applications for Russell County veterans are now linked directly from the soldier's page.

Here are three collections of pensions filed in Russell County. The first Southern pension law was passed in 1888 and it covered only those wounded in battle or their widows. The second law, in 1900, relaxed the restrictions. A third law was passed in 1902.

Also here are links to veterans who declared themselves to be veterans on the 1910 and 1930 Censuses.

1910 Census Veterans

1930 Census Veterans

1888 Russell County Pension Applications.

1900 Russell County Pension Applications.

1902 Russell County Pension Applications.

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