Under "Old Wars": (2) Allowance of half pay pension in lieu of bounty land extinguishes title to the latter and vice versa. Note: This is under the provisions of the act of April 16, 1816, which has expired by limitation. The half-pay pension in lieu of bounty-land was allowed only to children of enlisted men who were killed in battle or died of wounds received in the war of 1812. [Source]
Monday, June 25, 2012
Half Pay Instead Of Bounty Land?
Were William Hinds' children the recipients of the half-pay pension in lieu of bounty-land?