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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Civil War Pension Application–Sarah Boatwright Rivers

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Civil War Pension Application #2573 for Sarah Boatwright Rivers Rivers [1]
Civil War Soldier Malachi Rivers

Pertinent Information from Application #2573
Sarah Boatwright Rivers Rivers
Widow of Malachi Rivers
Co. B, 26st Reg't (Volunteers)
He entered the war in the spring of 1862
He was discharged in 1865
He was born in 1846
They were married in Dec.1865
Her husband died on April 1904
She [Sarah] is 73 years of age.
Pension Dated 17 Oct 1919


[1] Archives and History, "Records of Confederate Veterans, 1909 - 1973," database, South Carolina, South Carolina Archives and History Database (http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/search.aspx : on-line viewed, download 2 October 2011), CSA Pension Application #2573; Sarah Boatwright Rivers Rivers, Widow of Malachi Rivers.


  1. Now that's a great document, full of information!

  2. yes, It would be nice if I could find a similar one on my Purvis line. Happy New Years.