For Relief of Soldiers Maimed or Disabled during the Late War, under Act approved February 25, 1887.
The State of Alabama
County of Lawrence
Personally appeared before me, J.C. Kurnke, Judge of Probate in and for said County, W.J. Wasson who, being duly sworn, deposeth and saith that when a Lieut. in Company B of 16th Regiment of Alabama Infantry was wounded by being shot in the left knee on the 7th day of April 1862 at Shilo in the State of Tennessee and was shot through his left hand at Mursfreesboro in the State of Tennesse on the 31st day of December 1862 and was shot through the left shoulder while in the discharge of his duty, on the 3rd day of September 1864, at Lovejoy Station, in the State of Georgia and in consequence of which wound or wounds he has been rendered physically incapable of making a livelihood by labor; that he was a resident of Alabama on the 25th day of February 1887, and is a resident at the date of this application; that he is engaged in the business of farming; and that his taxable property does not exceed one thousand dollars in value.
Sword to and subscribed before me, this 25 day of April 1887.
W.J. Wasson Applicant Signature
J.C. Krunke Judge of Probate of Lawrence County Signature
NOTE: William Josiah Wasson
b. 23 August 1837 Mt. Hope, Lawrence, Alabama
d. 11 January 1866 Chatfield, Navarro, Texas
b. Old Chatfield Cemetery
Former Ellis County Postmaster and Storekeeper.