Campbell County Military
Calvin Smiddy
Cherokee Disturbance
 Indian Wars
 

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Calvin Smiddy --- Cherokee Disturbance - Indian Wars

State of Tennessee County of Campbell

Enlisted May 26, 1838, Honorably Discharged June 28, 1838, In service 34 Days.
No 3398 1832-1842 BL No 62318-120-55

No 2380 Indian Wars Calvin Smiddy, Private Agency Knoxville Rate per month $8.00 Commencing July 27, 1892 Certificate issued May 13, 1893 Certificate issued May 19, 1893

Survivors Service Pension Indian Wars Act of July 27, 1892
Calvin Smiddy, Newcomb, Campbell County, Tennessee Captain Dossett East Tenn Vols, Cherokee War-----Private Nov 1, 1892 Rate of $8.00 per month Commencing July 27, 1892

Bounty Land Warrant --------applied for Bounty Land Warrant No 62318 for 120 Acres issued Act of 1855. Declaration filed Nov 1, 1892.

Recognized Attorney
Name Joel I Pyatt Fee $25.00. Agent to pay P.O. Athans Tenn Articles filed April 10, 1893
Approvals
Submitted for Admission May 6, 1893 Malcolum M. Moore Examiner -- Approved for Admission May 10, 1893 -- J.M. Sturges Legal Reviewer

General Affidavit
I sold my Land Warrant to Wm. Carey, now dead of Jacksboro, TN. His memory is very defective, but he remembers that James Dossett, Isaac Duncan, John C. Chiles, and James Dail were comrades who served with him in Raid Company. Col. Yocumn (Yocuum), May Julian, Capt. Andrew, and J. Dossett. Others that he served with and they received Bounty Land for service under Capt Dossett . Andrew Dossett-Captain, James Dossett, Isaac Duncan, and James J. Dail

"It has been suggested to me that formerly my family name was spelled "Smithers" which may be recorded that way; but I am told that it frequently appears both ways, but of late years it is commonly spelled "Smiddy"." May 93

Declaration for Invalid Pension Oct 1, 1897
Calvin Smiddy age 73 of Newcomb. Capt ----- Andrew Dossetts Co. of Calo of Okims(that is what it looks like) Reg. Major Julian Indian Disturbance. Discharged at Ross Landing now Chattanooga. June or July about 1888. William L. Lay of Elk Valley has known 40 years. Zebedee Baird of Elk Valley has known 40 yrs. Oct 1, 1892 Lewis Baird Notary Public.

Feb 9, 1901 Act Mar 2/95 expl to Jas Smiddy P.A. & ------ of death
March 30, 1901 Dropped Death 3/01 Bills of H.E. Smith & Co.

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