Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

Stephen A. Hunter

Admission Date: October 9, 1893 - age 64

Residence: Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: (no date) Beaver County, Pennsylvania

Service: Civil War, 168th Pennsylvania Infantry, Co. G, Private; 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Co. B

Disability: Rheumatism, injury to left eye, gunshot wounds to neck and left thigh

Pension: $12.00 per month, # 526414

Death: August 11, 1908, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois - Obituary

Family Members: Rebecca Hunter, wife; Evaline Ely, daughter

Doctor: Dr. John H. Lyler(?), Surgeon

Occupation: Plasterer

Notes: Stephen's wife, Rebecca Hunter, applied for admission to the home in 1914, due to old age, but there is no signature for admittance on her application.   She died December 8, 1923, in Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois.

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