1918 Civil War
Pension Application J.V. Alexander
Form No. 4
Application for Pension General Prorate Class
Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach
What is your name? J.V. Alexander
What is your age? 84 years
In what county do you reside? Prentiss
What is the name of your postoffice? Booneville,
Are you a bona fide resident of the State of Mississippi?
Are you married or unmarried? Married
In what State and County did you reside when you enlisted
in the service of the Confederate States? County of Tishomingo
State of Miss.
What was the date of your enlistment? Fall of 1862
What was the number of the regiment or name of the vessel
in which you first enlisted? 26 Miss.
The name of its commander? Col. A.E. Reynolds,
Capt. D.T. Beall
Letter of designation of the company in which you
The name of its captain? D.T. Beall
The length of tiem which you served in the above company
or regiment? From fall of 1862 to close of war
Were you ever discharged or transferred from the above
If so, give the date of discharge or transfer?
If discharged, on what grounds?
If transferred, to what command?
Did you enlist the second time in the Confederate service?
If so, into what regiment or Company?
Were you discharged from this command before the surrender
in 1865? No
If so, for what cause?
Were you at any time absent from your command without
If yes, how long and why?
Did you ever absent yourself from your command without
leave, and join another? No
Were you with your command in active service at the
surrender in 1865? At home on furlough
Where did your command surrender? At Apomattox
Were you absent from it when it surrendered? Yes
Why were you absent? On furlough at home
How long had you been absent? Don’t remember
Do you apply for a pension because you are indigent and
unable to earn a support by your own labor? Yes
Do you hold any State, United States, County or City
office from which you are receiving as a salary or fees the sum of six
hundred dollars per annum? No
Have you any sons over 16 and under 21 years of age?
If yes, how many?
Have you any property in your own right or in the right of
your wife? Yes
What is its true, just and correct value? $1000.00
less mortgage of $500.00
Have you a home of your own? Yes
If not, with whom do you now live? With daughter
Mrs. Ganher? Living with me and taking care of me
Is the person you are now living with a relation?
If so, what relation? Daughter
Have you any relation or connections whose legal duty it
is to provide for you? Not that are able to do so.
Signature of Pensioner (J.V. Alexander)
Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 2 day of Sept. 1918.
C.R. Lacy, Chancery Clerk
J.E. (X) Mize-signature of witness
W.W.? Cunningham-signature of witness