Handwritten transcriptions of correspondence concerning William D. Lindsley's pension eligibility for service during the Civil
William D. Lindsley (1840 - 1915) was born in Arkansas. In 1861, he joined Block's Company (Leavenworth Zouaves), Kansas Infantry
for a 30-day term of service during the Civil War. He then served as a civilian employee of the Quartermaster's Department.
He married and eventually settled in Oklahoma with his wife, Anna. The couple had several children. Lindsley made a living
as a farmer. He and his wife attempted to collect a veteran's pension, but were unsuccesful because of the short duration
of his service as a soldier.
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