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Maine State Archives

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Alphabetical list (compiled by MSA staff) of persons who applied for State Aid in return for military service from 1825-1881. List includes veterans and widows of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Maine Militia (including the Aroostook War) and Civil War. It also includes people involved in law enforcement.

Aid was received in the form of money and land. Pensions, renumerations, and back pay are all monetary reimbursement. Revolutionary War veterans often received land in payment for service.

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Pensions; Land Grants; Maine Militia; Revolutionary War; War of 1812; Aroostook War; Civil War

Pensioners in the Legislative Index, Executive Council Reports, and Book of Pensions



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