The Ed Italo Collection
6th Vermont Infantry
Mather Family CorrespondenceText of Ellen Mather's Widow's Pension Application
State of Vermont
County of Windsor
On this 31st day of January A. D. 1865, personally appeared before me Norman William Clerk of the County Court of Windsor County Ellen R. Mather a resident of Fairhaven in the County of Rutland and State of Vermont aged 24 years, who being first duly sworn according to law on her oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the provision made by the Act of Congress, approved July 14th, 1862, that she is the widow of Warren D. Mather who was a Private in Company I commanded by __________ in the Sixth Regiment of Vermont Volunteers in the War of 1861, who died at jarvis General Hospital in Baltimore Md from the effects of a gunshot wound recieved in battle at Cedar Creek on the 19th day of october AD 1864. Said Warren D. Mather died on the 15th day of December AD 1864. She further declares that she was married to the said Warren D. Mather on the First day of April in the year 1860 that her husband the aforesaid Warren D. Mather died on the day above mentioned that the she has remained a widow ever since that period, as will more fully appear by reference to the proof hereto annexed. She also declares that she had not, in any manner, been engaged in, or aided or abetted the rebellion in the United States.X Ellen R. Mather, Claimant.
Note: Form was typewritten, underlined portions filled in.