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Re: Pension Records
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Suggest you call the Louisiana Statel Archives

6. Louisiana

Louisiana State Archives
3851 Essen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-2137

In 1898 Louisiana began granting pensions to indigent Confederate veterans or their widows. If you find a Confederate soldier in the online Louisiana pension applications index, you can order a copy of the complete pension file.

Louisiana Civil War Records Online:
Louisiana Confederate Pension Applications Index Database (free)
Louisiana Confederate Pension Applications (scheduled to soon be available for free online at FamilySearch)
Louisiana Confederate Civil War Service Records (subscription)
Census of Ex-Confederate Soldiers and Widows of Deceased Soldiers (Orleans Parish), 1911 (free)

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