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Re: Richard Wilson-Civil War Navy ?

Sumary of War Record
born March 21, 1847 Wilkinson County Mississippi
Died November 8, 1921 Jackson, Hinds County Mississippi
Served under name "Richard Vincent" landsman US NAvy
Enlisted at Mound City, Illinois April 22, 1865
Served on "Great Western" April 22, 1865
Served on "General Lyons" to June 3, 1865
Served on Hospital Ship"Pinkney" to July 1, 1865;
Served on "Red Rover" until Discharged July 28, 1865.
Married February 26, 1871 to Maggie Bolden in Woodville Miss.
Applied for a pension in July 1905 and again in May 1913. Despite endorsement of record as "Navy Orig. 41594 Richard Wilson alias Richard Vincent U.S. Navy" neither Wilson nor his widow in February 1922 ever received a pension; [his widow died 1934 in Illinois. LDS record].

[R. Wilson Pension records]

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Richard Wilson-Civil War Navy ?
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