Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

John W. Hays

Admission Date: August 24, 1896 - age 56

Residence: Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: December 29, 1840, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois

Service: Civil War, 7th Illinois Infantry, Co. E, Private; 2nd Illinois Cavalry, Co. B, Private; 2nd Illinois Cavalry, Co. D, Private

Disability: Injury to legs and feet

Pension: $8.00 per month, # 306820

Death: Date unknown

Family Members: Wife (name not given); one child (name not given); Jesse Hays (relationship unknown)

Doctor: Dr. E. B. Montgomery, Home Hospital Surgeon

Occupation: Rail Roading

Notes: It is unknown if he was ever admitted, because his file just contains his application.

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