Calderwood pension certificate, Augusta, 1867

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The State of Maine issued a certificate of pension to Mary A. Calderwood of Vinalhaven whose husband, Eben S. Calderwood died while a soldier in Co. H of the 21st Maine Regiment.

The certificate notes that he served in the "War of 1861, for the suppression of the Rebellion."

Mary Calderwood was paid $4 a month for support of her children.

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About This Item

  • Title: Calderwood pension certificate, Augusta, 1867
  • Creator: State of Maine Executive Department
  • Creation Date: 1867-06-18
  • Subject Date: 1867
  • Town: Vinalhaven
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 35.7 cm x 21.7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. S-107, Misc. Box 2/47
  • Collection: Mary A. Calderwood pension claims
  • Object Type: Text

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