Andrew Jackson Florey
Co A 8th Ill Inf


Andrew J. Flory, a Private of Captain Frank Leepers Company A of the Eighth Regiment of United States Volunteer, was enlisted by G. M. Bruce of the 8th Regiment of Ills Infty at Decatur, Macon Co, Ills on the 25th day of July 1864, to serve 3 years; he was born in Long Creek in the State of Illinois, is 21 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches high, Dark complexion, Black eyes, Dark hair, and by occupation when enlisted a Cooper. During the last 5 months said soldier has been unfit for duty.
Said A.J. Flory was wounded by a gun shot in the face at Fort Donoldson Feby 15/62 and has not been able to perform Military duty since.
STATION: Jackson Tennessee

Frank Leeper, Capt

Commanding Company.

I certify that I have examined the said Andrew J. Florey of Captain Leeper's Company and find him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of a musket ball passing through the face fracturing very badly the lower jaw in two places and very much disfiguring and crippling the action of the jaw and mouth. Degree of Disability, Total.

S._. Trowbridge, Surgeon

Discharged this fifteenth day of August 1862, at Jackson, Tenn.
Jno A. Logan
Brig. Genl, Commanding the Post.

ACT OF MAY 11, 1912

State of Oregon, County of Jackson
On the 23rd day of May, A.D. one thousand and nine hundred and twelve personally appeared before me a Norary Public within and for the county and State aforesaid, Andrew J. Florey who, being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is 72 years of age and a resident of Eagle Point, county of Jackson, State of Oregon; and that he is the identical person who was enlisted at Cario, Ills, under the name of Andrew J. Florey on the 25th day of July, 1861 as a Private in Company, A, 8th Ills Inft in the service of the United States, in the Civil War, and was honorable dischared at Pittsburg Landing Tenn., on the 15th day of August, 1862. That he also served in Company A 8th Ills Inft from February 24th 1863 to February 23rd 1866.

That he was not employed in the military or naval service of the United States otherwise than as stated above. That his personal description at enlistment was as follows: Height, 5 feet 7 1/2 inches; complexion, fair; color of eyes, dark; color of hair, dark; that his occupation was farmer, that he was born April 20th, 1840, at near Decatur, Macon Co, Ills

That his several places of residence since leaving the service have been as follows: Decatur Ills to Oct 1867, Jacksonville to 1869, Salina, Kans to 1871, Floreyville, Kans to 1878 & Delta, Colo. 1882 & Eagle Point from 1882 to 1912.

That he is a pensioner under certificate No. 27232. That he has applied for pension under original No. _______

That he makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the pension roll of the United States under the provisions of the act of May 11, 1912. (Being totaly disabled for manual labor)

That his post-office address is Eagle Point, county of Jackson, State of Oregon

Andrew J. Florey
(Claimant's signature in full)

Attest: (1) J. E. Spenser

Subscribed and sworn before me this 23rd day of May, A.D. 1912, and I hereby certify that the contents of the above declaration were fully made known and explained to the applicant before swearing, in ________ erased, and the words "Being Totaly disabled for Manual Labor", being added: and that I have on interest direct or ______ in the presentation of this claim.

F.M. Stewart
Notary Public for Ore.
Eagle Point Or.

Certificate No. 27232
Name: Andrew J. Florey
Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions
Washington, D.C., January 15, 1898
    In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular to him with replies to the questions enumerated below.
Very respectfully,
M. Clay Evans

First. Are you married: if so, please state your wife's full name and her maiden name.

Answer. Ettie A. Florey     Ettie A. Florey (should be Ettie A. Nye

Second. When, where, and by whom were you married?

Answer. Rev. A.C. Howlett Dec 25th 1885 Jackson Co, Org.

Third. What record of marriage exists?

Answer. County Clerk, Jacksonville, Oreg.

Fourth. Were you previously married? If so, please state the name of your former wife and the date and place of her death or divorce.

Answer. No

Fifth. Have you any children living? If so, please state their names and the dates of their birth.

Answer. Florence E. born Dec 23, 1887; Chauncey H. born May 3rd 1890; Andrew J. born Sept 8th 1892; Margarette E. born Dec 3rd 1894; and there will be another about Sept 1st 1898

Andrew J. Florey Signature


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