Veteran's Pension Application of Amandus Boyer

OBIT: Marion, Grant County, Indiana Newspaper, Dec. 9, 1910

From Application for Veteran's Pension of Amandus Boyer (1834-1907)

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State of Indiana, County of Grant. On this 5th day of March, one thousand nine hundred and 
seven personally appeared before me a notary public within and for the county and state 
aforedsaid, Amandus Boyer, who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 72 
years of age, and a resident of ???????? Home county of Grant, State of Indiana; and that 
he is the identical person who was enrolled at Germanton, Ind. under the name of Amandus 
Boyer, on the 5 day of September 1861 as a Private in Co "D" 8 Regt. Indiana Inf. in the 
service of the United States in the Civil war, and was honorably discharged at Indianapolis, 
Ind. on the 8 day of August 1862. That he was employed in the military or naval service of 
the United State otherwise than as stated above. That his personal description at enlistment 
was as follows: Height, 5 feet 3 inches; complexion light; color of eyes, blue; color of hair, 
light; that his occupation was cooper; that he was born June 14, 1834, at Schuylkill Co., Pa. 
That his residence since leaving the service have been as follows: Cambridge City, Indiana. 
That he has heretofore applied for pension Cert # 556.027. That his post-office address is 
????? Home, county of Grant, State of Indiana.
Signed Amandus (X) Boyer
NOTE:  ?????? is most likely the Soldiers/Veterans Home of Marion, Indiana. sdw