I just received these pension papers on my Thomas C. Floyd and thought I'd post them in case anyone else finds them useful.
THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
VETERAN: Thomas Floyd
SERVICE: Co. E 6 Mo Inf Cav.
CAN NO. 13129 BUNDLE NO. 12
Adjutant General’s Office
Washington, Oct. 171887
Respectfully returned to the Commissioner of Pensions.
Thomas Floyd, a private of Company E Wood’s Battn. Mo. Cav. Afterwards known as the E Woods Battn 6 Mo. Cav. Volunteers, was enrolled on the 4th day of January, 1862 , at Rolla, Mo., for 3 years, and is reported:on rolls - Jan & Feb. ’62 not on file; March & April ’62 - sick in Hospital in Houston; to Aug. 31, ’62 - present.
Certificate of Disability shows him discharged Sept. 11/62 at St. Louis, Mo.Regtl. Hospital Records do not cover his service.The records of this office furnish no farther evidence of disability.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
BUREAU OF PENSIONS
E 6 Mo Cav.
August 26, 1887
I have the honor to request that you will furnish from the records of the War Department a full Report as to the service, disability, and hospital treatment of Thomas Floyd, who, it is claimed, enlisted Feby. 1, 1862 and served as private in Co. E, 6 Reg’t. Mo. Cav. Commanded by Jacob C. Degress and was discharged at St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 1862.
While serving in Co. E, 6 Reg’t Mo. Cav. He was disabled by "mumps resulting in disease of testicles at Houston, MO. About April 10, 1862." Also "chronic diarrhea about same time and place" and was treated in hospitals of which the names, location, and dates of treatment are as follows:
"Please search regimental hospital records."
John C. Black,
The Adjutant General, U.S. Army.
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions
Mar 29, 1916
Certificate No. 609.115
Class Act of May 11, 1912
ServiceE 6 Mo. Cav
The Commissioner of Pensions.
I have the honor to report that the name of the above-described pensioner who was last paid at $72., to Feb 4, 1916 has this day been dropped from the roll because of death, March 14, 1916.
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Chief, Finance Division
Act of February 6, 1907.
DECLARATION FOR PENSION
State of Missouri
County of Millerss.
On this 11 day of March, A.D. one thousand nine hundred and seven, personally appeared before me, a notary public within and for the county and State aforesaid, Thomas Floyd who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 85 years of age and a resident of Brumley, county of Miller, State of Missouri and that he is the identical person who was enrolled at Camp Union, Miller Co. Mo under the name of Thomas Floyd, on the 22d day of June 1861, as a private, in Co. D., Osage ? Reg. Mo. Home Guards in the service of the United States, in the civil war, and was honorably discharged at Jefferson City, Mo, on the 20th day of December, 1861.That he also served in Co. E, 6d Mo. Volunteer Cavalry and discharged sometime in year 1862.
That he was not employed in the military or naval service of the United States otherwise than as stated above.That his personal description at enlistment was as follows:Height, five feet 3 1/2 inches; complexion, fair; color of eyes, Blue; color of hair, light; that his occupation was Farmer; that he was born 1823 at Sparklingburg [Spartanburg] Dis. S. Carolina.
That his several places of residence since leaving the service have been as follows:in Washington Co., Arkansas about4 years the balance of his time in Miller Co., Mo.
That he is a pensioner, That he has heretofore applied for pension Certificate No. 609115.
That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the Untied States under the provisions of the act of February 6, 1907.
That his post-office address is Brumley, county of Miller, State of Missouri
Claimant Signature in Full -- ThomasXFloyd
Attest:(1)J.M. Hawkins, (2) E. C. Thompson
Also personally appeared J.M. Hawkins, residing in Brumley, Mo. And E.C. Thompson, residing in Brumley, Mo., persons whom I certify to be respectable and entitled to credit, and who, being by me duly sworn, say that they were present and saw Thomas Floyd, the claimant, sign his name (or make his mark) to the foregoing declaration; that they have every reason to believe, from the appearance ofthe claimant and their acquaintance with him of 40 years and 15 years, respectively, that his is the identical person he represents himself to be, and that they have no interest in the prosecution of this claim.
Subscribed and sworn tobefore me this 11th day of March, A.D. 1907, and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration, etc., were fully made known and explained to the applicant and witnesses before swearing, including the words _____, erased, and the words _____ , added; and that I have no interest, direct or indirect, in the prosecution of this claim.
US Pension Office
March 16, 1907
ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES
CERTIFICATE OF DISABILITY FOR DISCHARGE.
Thomas Floyd of Captain J. C. DeGrep? Company, [ 6 ], of the Woods Battl. 6th regiment of United States Cavalry, was enlisted by Col. S.W. Wood, of the Woods Battl. 6th Regiment of Mo Vol. Cavalry at Rolla, Mo on the fourth day of January, 1862 to serve three years; he was born in Spottenbourg Dist. In the State of South Carolina, is thirty eight years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation when enlisted a farmer.During the last two months said soldier has been unfit for duty
Private Floyd has not been able to do duty for three months and is now very low & not able to ride.
Station:Helina ?RCapt. Jacob C. DeGrep
Date:August 18th 1862
I certify, that I have carefully examined the said Thomas Floyd of Captain J.C. DeGrep's Company, and find him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of ascites and chronic enlargement of the liver contracted while in the service of the United States - cause unknown
James K. Bigelon
Opr Surgeon. 6" Mo. Co.
Discharged this 11th day of September 1862, at St. Louis
Brig Genl. Commanding Sr South Division
This information received from:
National Archives and Records Administration
Attn: NWDT1, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001
Thomas Floyd date of death confirmed on Missouri Death Certificate:
Bureau of Vital Statistics, P. O. Box 570, 1730 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO65102-0570, Tom Floyd Death Certificate No. 11227, Miller County, Glaize Township, Brumley Village.Born unknown in South Carolina, died March 14, 1916.
509 Kehrs Mill Road