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Robert Love – Revolutionary War Pension Records

3-525 O. W. and N. Division. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, T. R. W. Bureau of Pensions. #8858 Washington, D.C. April 2nd, 1903. Rev. War. Sir: Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now In reply to your request for a statement of the military history of Robert Love, a soldier of the REVOLUTIONARY WAR, you will find below the desired information as contained in his application for pension on file in this Bureau. Enlisted April 1778 for 6 months; rank Sergt.; Capt Jehu Stephens and Colonel Jas. Robertson, VA. April 1780, for 6 months; Colonel Campbell, VA. April 1781, for 2 months; Colonel Preston, VA. Arpil 1782, for 3 months; Captain Wm. Love, VA. The last three times with the Rank of Lieutenant. Battles engaged in-Many Skirmishes. Residence of soldier at enlistment-Montgomery County, Virginia. Date of Application for Pension-April 5th, 1833. Residence at date of Application-Waynesville, North Carolina. Age at date of Application-Born 1760, Augusta County, Virginia. Remarks: His claim was allowed. Literal copies of papers filed in pension claims cannot be furnished. (They are, however, on file in the Records of the Pension Department, and any one can go there in person and get a copy. The Department does not furnish them-F.D. Love) Very respectfully, Mr. F.D....

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