ILLINOIS PENSIONS GRANTED
The following are listings taken from the Newton Press, Jasper County, Illinois Newspaper Microfilm These listings include pensions from all over the State of Illinois that were granted during this time period.
If you happen to run across a town or city that you cannot locate, please try this link, GNIS. We cannot locate every town in the State of Illinois for you, although we wish we could. :)
To obtain Civil War military service and pension records by mail:
Paper copies of Civil War military service and pension records can be ordered by mail using one NATF Form 85 (pension) and Form 86 (military service) for each soldier and each type of file. You can obtain the NATF these forms by providing your name and mailing address to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to specify "Form 85 or 86" and the number of forms you need.
Please note there have been changes in costs at NARA. See their website for details:
The new prices are as follows:
Full Pension Application File: $37
Pension Documents Packet: $14.75 (includes 8 documents, if available in the file, that contain genealogical information about the pension applicant)
Bounty Land Warrant File: $17.25
You can also obtain the NATF Form 85 or 86 by writing to: National Archives and Records Administration, Attn: NWDT1, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408-0001.
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