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Summary Report, 1876, Allowed Claim of Elizabeth Mason


"The claimant was a widow during the war and is still, and is now over 75 years old. She owned a farm, which she carried on, and owned the stock and grain for which she files her claim. She and two or three of her neighbors testify to her loyal…

Summary Report, 1879, Allowed Claim of Allen Ellis


"Claimant was about 53 years old when the war began and was a farmer, carpenter, and preacher near Pittsboro in the central part of North Carolina. His conduct and feelings about and during the rebellion are thus stated my himself in his testimony…

Summary Report, 1879, Disallowed Claim of Marmaduke Temple

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"Claimant swears that he was a union man but that he sympathized with the people of the South. One of his witnesses says that he also was a union man at the leastful- despaired of the cause and went with his friends. His second witness says that…

Summary Report, 1879, Disallowed Claim of Robert Sturdivant

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"The claimant says his sympathies were for the Union;- but after the war began "of course I could not wish for the defeat of our troops." This in reply to 214.

He was in the Home Guard and hunted deserters- was the first to go in & the last to go…

Survey of Allowed Claims in Chatham County, NC

This table lists the basic information about the approved claims from the Southern Claims Commission in Chatham County, NC.

Survey of Disallowed Claims in Chatham County, NC

This table provides the basic information for the disallowed claims for the Southern Claims Commission in Chatham County, North Carolina.