Nodaway County, Missouri Civil War Pension Records, Volume 1


This book consists of a facsimile reprint of original handwritten pension claim records with a handwritten index. Entries include the claim number, applicant name, application date, affidavits, and final disposition. Affidavits provide a first-hand narrative, as well as the affiant’s name, age, date made, and more. Within these records, researchers will also find history of the Civil War era in this northwestern county in Missouri, which include early bushwacking, war-related killings, the role of women, slave holders, underground railroads choosing up sides, the Confederate flag over Maryville, skirmishes north of Maryville, etc.


Martha L. Cooper

(1989), 2023, 8x11, paper, index, 318 pp.

ISBN: 9780788495984