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Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871.

SIR: Please inform us, so far as is in your power as to the age, full name, Indian and English, service, and death, and as to his widow, whether living and unmarried, or if dead or remarried, the date thereof, of one Pike, said to have been a private of Company M, Third Indian Home Guards.

This request is made at the suggestion of J. B. Jones, Indian agent for Cherokees.
Respectfully, yours,

Special Agent United States Pension-Office.
Cincinnati, Arkansas.

MLA Source Citation:

42nd Congress. Alleged Frauds Against Certain Indian Soldiers. House of Representatives Report, 2nd Session, No. 96. Web. 28 January 2015. - Last updated on Oct 12th, 2012


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