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James Philips

Invalid Pension., no papers
            His name appears on a list of applicants for invalid pensions returned by the District Court of the District of New York, submitted to the House of Representatives by the Secretary of War on April 25, 1794, and printed in the American State Papers, Class 9, Page 94
            Rank : Private
            Regt : Col. J. Klock’s (1)
            Disability: Wounded in the leg in a battle with the Indians under General Herkimer. (2)
            When and where disabled: Aug. 6, 1777, Oriskie.
            Residence: Watervliet.
            Remarks : No injury.  There are no militia rolls in this office.
            Evidence transmitted by the District Court incomplete.  Surgeons prove the wound trifling.  No testimony of Freeholders, No evidence of discharge.
            Allowed—See 1835 list

End Notes

  1. Colonel Jacob Klock’s Second Regiment of Tryon County Militia.
  2. Brigadier General Nicholas Herkimer of theTryon County Militia Brigade.

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