US, Maryland and Delaware—Freedmen's Bureau, Register of Pensions and Bounty Claims, 1865–1872


How to Index a Pension Claim


For the sample image above, the fields would be indexed as follows:

  1. Given Names: Dennis
  2. Surname: Stewart
  3. Military Unit: K 19
  4. Event Month: Jun
  5. Event Day: 9
  6. Event Year: 1868
  7. Other Given Names: Mary
  8. Other Surname: Stewart
  9. Volume Number: Press Tab to skip this field.
  10. Page Number: Press Tab to skip this field.