Isaac Busby - Revolutionary Pension Application

Isaac Busby
Revolutionary Pension Application

 

State of Georgia
Madison County
Court of Ordinary November Term 1833

On this fourth day of November Eighteen hundred and thirty three personally appeared in open court before James Long, Robert Groves, John Meroney, and Noah W. Pittman, Justices of the Inferior Court now sitting as a Court of Ordinary, Isaac Busby, a resident of Capt. Smith’s Company District of Georgia Militia in the County of Madison & State of Georgia, aged seventy seven years, who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7th 1832. That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated, to wit, he entered as an enlisted soldier under Capt. Pope in the army of the United States in the year and served in the regiment not recollected but commanded by Col. Taylor, the whole under the command of Gen’l Greene. He resided about thirty five miles above Columbia South Carolina but does not recollect the district. He was in the battle of Stono commanded by Gen’l Greene and at the battle of the eutaw springs. When he first enlisted he was marched to Charlestown South Carolina, he was marched to the battles before stated, he served three years under this term of enlistment but from old age and the loss of memory he cannot recollect the year he enlisted nor the year he was discharged but refers you to these two battles to show the time of his services. He hereby relinquished every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present and declares that his name is not on the pension roll of the agency in any State and that his discharge was burned in his house.

Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid.

Isaac (x) Busby


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