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Alfred (Alford) Marion HUNT.



     Sitting as a Pension Board:

     The undersigned, as an ex-Confederate soldier, hereby applies for a pension under the provisions of an act of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, entitled    'An Act for the Relief of Certain Soldiers of the late War between the States,' approved April 1, 1891, upon the following grounds:

     That he is a bona fide citizen of the State of Arkansas and has resided within this State for more than twelve months next before the filing of this application;

     That he enlisted as a soldier in the State of Arkansas during the war between the States in Company D of the 17 Regiment of Ark. Inft afterwards the 22nd Reg 1st com. by(?) Lemoyne, second Cravens;

     That while in the discharge of his duty as a soldier of said company and regiment in the service of the State of Arkansas, or of the Confederate States of America, he received a wound, from the effects of which he lost injured both hips on a boat going from Jacksonport to Memphis also ruptured;

     That by reason of said wound and disability he is now indigent and incapacitated for manual labor;

     That he is not receiving any aid from this State or from the United States, for such injuries, under any other statute, and that therefore he makes application for relief under the act aforesaid.

(signed:)       A. M.       X       Hunt

     Subscribed and sworn to before me, the 18st day of June 1892
(signed:)        W. B. Clement
Notary Public

      My commission expires:
        Jan(?) 31st 1895

County of Yell   )

      Personally came before me   James H. Walden and B. D. Hunt    two credible witnesses, who make oath and say that they verily believe the applicant to be the identical person named in the application, and that the facts stated in the application are true.

      Subscribed and sworn to before me, the 18st day of June 1892
(signed:)        James  H.  Walden W. B.  Clement
B. D. Hunt Notary Public


STATE of Arkansas     )
County of Yell )
      On this day personally came before the undersigned a Justice of the Peace within and for the County of Yell and State of Arks    B. D. Hunt and J. H. Walden citizens of Rover Arks,    whom I certify to be credible persons and worthy of confidence, who being duly sworn, state

      that they are each, personally, well acquainted with the applicant A M Hunt and have known him 40 years.
      That the material facts set forth in his application for pension are true.
      That he was a Confederate soldier.   Belonged to Company  H   17   Regiment of Arks Inft.
      That he was wounded in said service at   or near   Helli(e)n Arks
      That this information we derive from the following sources we were present and seen him nocked off of the boat and helpt carry him to Mempis Tenn & stayed in the Hospitle 3 monts and were never able for Service any more
      That he is wholly or partially incapacitated for manual labor, and that we have no interest in this claim.

(signed:)        Beverly D. Hunt
(signed:)        James H Walden

      Subscribed and sworn to before me this 29 day of May 1894
(signed:)        R. T. Compton   J. P.

If you'll look at the right side of this map and midway down, you'll be able to locate Helena, Arkansas.
(There are OTHER COLOR maps available now at the National Park Service Site mentioned below.)
I'd also like to suggest that you read the description of this, and other, battles at the two sites listed.
Map of AR in Civil War
Courtesy of The National Park Service    Links to the Past
Some sites having

Information on the battle at Helena in Phillips County.   July 4 1863 ;   National Park Service.
The Civil War in Arkansas - Places / Helena;   The Civil War Buff web site

The National Park Service sites also include:
Lower Mississippi Delta - Civil War sites (by state) The Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System
Civil War Resources on the Web American Battlefield Protection Program

Another site:

Civil War Clipart Gallery



County of Yell           )

To the Honorable County Court of Yell County:

      The undersigned applicat for pension under an act of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, approved April 1, 1891, and amendments thereto, being duly sworn according to law, states that he is the identical    A  M   Hunt   who enlisted and was enrolled on the 3rd day  of November  1861  in Company H of the 17  Regiment  of Arks Inft    commanded by Col. G. W. Lenyine (Lemoyne?) in the services of the Confederate States of America, or the State of Arkansas.

      That while a member of the said Comapny and Regiment in said service, and in the line of duty at or near Hellun (unclear) Arks in the State of Arks on or about the 1st day of April 1862 He received a fracture of the Hip wound in the Left hip by being nocted of (off) of the Boat & Ruptured at the same time

     That by reason of said wound he lost the use of his Left leg & is Suffering all the time from his Rupture and is now in indigent circumstances, without means of support, and is wholly or partially incapacitated for manual labor.

     That he is a bona fide citizen of the State of Arkansas, and has resided in said State for more than twelve months immediately preceeding this application.

     That he is not receiving aid from the State of Arkansas, from the United States nor from any other State, for injuries received in the war between the States under any Statute providing for the relief of the maimed and blind soldiers of the States.

Signature       A. M. Hunt (his signature)
Postoffice address       Rover Arks

Subscribed and sworn to me this  29 day of May  1894    189____.
(signed)       R  T  Compton.   J.P.


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