Pension Application of Henry Hull: W1432

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State of Virginia}

Giles County}

††††††††††† On this 30th day of July 1832 personally appeared in open Court before the Justices of the County of Giles now setting Henry Hull a resident of the said County of Giles and state aforesaid aged Seventy 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 1832That he entered the service of the united states and served as herein statedthat he was drafted in the County of Augusta in virginia for the term of eighteen months and that he has forgotten the Regiment and line to which he belonged,that he marched from Staunton under Captín Wilson direct to Gilford in north carolina and arrived there a short time before the battle at that place [Battle of Guilford Courthouse, 15 March 1781], and was there put under Captín. Wallace, that he was in the battle of GilfordThat Captín Wallace was killed in that battle and that he was beside him when he was shot, that after the battle of Gilford he served under Captín Stribling and marched to Camden in South Carolina and was in that battle [Battle of Hobkirkís Hill, 25 April 1781]from thence he marched near to Charlestown [now Charleston] in South Carolina and lay there several days and then marched to ninety six and was in the battle there [Siege of Ninety-Six, 22 May - 19 June 1781] at which place he was twice wounded, that he was shot through the thigh and that he was also shot in the side and the ball loged near his back bone, where it remained 12 years before it was Extracted, from thence he was taken to Charlotte in North Carolina, where he remained in the Hospital until he recovered. he then returned to the army in South Carolina. that the army marched to Salisbury [NC] where they were dischargedthat he then received his discharge having fully served the term for which he was engaged which will fully appear by the original discharge herewith Exhibitedhe further states that he was commanded by Major Redley the greater part of the time and that he does now [sic] recollect the name of his Colonel but thinks it was House or something like that. he further states that he never received any thing for his services having lost the certificate that was given him to receive his pay. †††††††††††

he hereby relinquishes 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 of any state

Sworn to and subscribed the day and year aforesaid in open Court††††††††††††† Henry hisXmark Hull


NOTE: On 16 May 1853 in Monroe County now in West Virginia, Elizabeth Hull, 72, applied for a pension stating that she married Henry Hull on 11 Sep 1821, and he died 16 Sep 1835. With the application is a copy of the record of the marriage of Henry Hull to Elizabeth Hawkins in Monroe County on the date stated in her application. On 9 April 1855 Elizabeth Hull, age said to be 75, applied for bounty land.