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Druzilla Mahala Latty's husband James M. Bullock
Posted by: Lola (ID *****2090) Date: September 01, 2007 at 14:50:46
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Tenth Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry, Co. "H"
Bullock, James M. Residence at Humboldt, Kansas. Enlisted August 12, 1861 Mustered March 8, 1862. Discharged for disability December 12, 1863 at Kansas City, Missouri.
Adjutant General's Report State Of Kansas.

James M. Bullock and James H. Buxton were both soldiers in the same Company with Jesse Thomas Fuller and they knew him. James Bullock was related to Jesse Thomas Fuller by marriage. Their wives were first cousins. On May 4, 1883, both Bullock and Buxton each gave notarized affidavits concerning the health of Jesse Thomas Fuller while he was in service, to help Sarah Fuller, in her application for a civil war widow's pension.

On June 5,1883, the Pension Office of the Department of the Interior, sent a request to the Adjutant General's Office. The request says, "Respectfully request of the Adjutant General U.S.A. a report from the records of his office as to the presence or absence, on or about December 1861, of James M. Bullock and James H. Buxton, Privates of Company H., 10 Kans Inf. and the station, at that date, of the Co. Claim No. 407478, Jesse Thomas Fuller, Pvt. Co. H. 10 Kans Inf. Signed ______(unreadable) Dudley, Commisioner.

On August 8, 1883, the Adjutant General's Office of the War Department, sent an answer to the Pension Office. It states, "James M. Bullock and James H. Buxton were privates, Co. H. 10 Kans Vols. and are reported on Muster Roll of said Co. for Nov. and Dec. 61. Bullock absent on extra duty as Teamster from Oct. 26, 61 to Nov. 61, to which time he was absent by the civil authorities and put in prison at Leavenworth, charged with stealing a span of Mules, and Buxton absent, left sick at Fort Scott Hospital Nov. 26./61. Station Dec. 31. 61, Wyandott, Kansas

Signed _____ (Unreadable)
Adjutant General

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