Alabama, Confederate Pension Applications, ca. 1880-1930’s is a free collection at FamilySearch of with a searchable name index linked to images of Confederate Pension Applications.

 

These collections are all free to search. You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.

 
 
 

What Can I Learn from Pension Records?

 

These records may contain: 

  • Name of spouse
  • Rank of soldier
  • Where enlisted
  • Branch of service

 
 
 

How Can Pension Records Help Me Find Other Records?

 

With information from these records you may be able to:

  • Use the information found in the pension applications to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and death records
  • Use the information to find additional family members
  • Search for the service record for the individual who served in the military

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