Minor Child of George Beard, alias George Winter: Civil War Pensions

Kristine Schmucker, HCHM Curator One of the largest collections in the archives is the the John C. Johnston Collection of Civil War Pensions.¬† The collection consists of 287 files from Harvey County families that¬† applied for pensions through claim attorney John C. Johnston. Johnston himself was a Civil War veteran whose injuries included a “shell … Continue reading Minor Child of George Beard, alias George Winter: Civil War Pensions