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Adam Pack

Adam Pack

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  • Name Adam Pack 
    Born 2 March 1840  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 29 May 1861  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1900  Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Pension 1903  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 14 Apr 1903  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1910  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 3 October 1913  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Description Height "5" feet "6" inches; Weight "" pounds "" ounces; Description ""; Medical "Had measles, typhoid fever, wounded leg, loss of eye in civil war"; Hair color "Dark"; Eye Color "Dark" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1920  Coffee Creek, Morgan, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 March 1920  Silver Hill, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Also filed:
      State of Kentucky Pension request dated 13 november 1915
      Widow's Pension request from Kentucky 13 May 1920
      Name: Adam Pack
      Enlistment Date: 29 May 1861
      Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: Virginia
      Unit Numbers: 805 805
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 29 May 1861 at the age of 15
      Enlisted in Company G. 45th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 29 May 1861
      Sick on 12 July 1861 at Wytheville, Va
      Sick on 15 September 1861
      Received a disability discharge Company G, 45th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 1 Oct 1861
      Height: 56
      Eye Color: Dark
      Hair Color: Dark
      Name: Adam Pack
      Enlistment Date: 19 May 1862
      Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: Virginia
      Unit Numbers: 774
      Service Record: Enlisted as Private on 19 May 1862
      Enlisted in Company B, 23rd Battn Infantry Regiment Virginia on 19 May 18621 _TITLE Service Record
      45th Infantry Regiment was formed in May, 1861, with men from Tazewell, Wythe, Grayson, Carroll, and Bland counties. It was assigned to Echols', G.C. Wharton's, and Forsberg's Brigade, and served in western Virginia. The regiment fought at Carnifax Ferry, reported 26 killed, 96 wounded, 46 captured, and 6 missing in the fight at Cloyd's Mountain, then saw action in the Shenandoah Valley. It sustained many casualties at Third Winchester and during April, 1865, disbanded. The field officers were Colonels William H. Browne, Henry Heth, and W.E. Peters; Lieutenant Colonels Benjamin F. Ficklin, Edwin H. Harman, and William H. Werth; and Majors A.M. David, William C. Sanders, and Gabriel C. Wharton.
      Fought at Tennessee.
      Fought on 20 August 1861 at Hawk's Nest, VA.
      Fought on 26 August 1861 at Cross Lanes, VA.
      Fought on 10 September 1861 at Carnifax Ferry, W. VA.
      Fought on 25 October 1861 at Fayette County, GA.
      Fought on 12 November 1861 at Laurel Creek, VA.
      Fought on 13 November 1861 at McCoy's Ferry.
      Fought on 15 November 1861 at Cotton Hill, VA.1 _TITLE 45th Infantry Regiment Virginia
      Served under Capt. D.B. Baldwin in Col. Echols Reg.
      23rd Infantry Battalion was formed in January, 1862, with five companies, later increased to eight. It was attached to Echols' and Patton's Brigade, fought at Greenbrier River, then lost eighteen percent of the 350 engaged at Droop Mountain. During 1864 it was active in the Shenandoah Valley and in mid-April, 1865, disbanded. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonel Clarence Derrick; and Majors William Blessing, William P. Cecil, and David S. Hounshell
      Battles Fought
      Fought at Kernstown, VA.
      Fought on 01 September 1862 at Charleston, WV.
      Fought on 13 September 1862 at Charleston, WV.
      Fought on 17 February 1863.
      Fought on 20 March 1863.
      Fought on 01 April 1863.
      Fought on 14 April 1863 at Fayette County, WV.
      Fought on 01 May 1863.
      Fought on 01 August 1863 at White Sulphur Springs, WV.
      Fought on 26 August 1863 at White Sulphur Springs, WV.
      Fought on 27 August 1863 at White Sulphur Springs, WV.
      Fought on 07 September 1863 at Logan County, WV.
      Fought on 06 November 1863 at Droop Mountain, WV.
      Fought on 17 December 1863 at Craig's Church, VA.
      Fought on 26 March 1864 at Dublin, VA.
      Fought on 15 May 1864 at New Market, VA.
      Fought on 30 May 1864.
      Fought on 31 May 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
      Fought on 31 May 1864 at Richmond, VA.
      Fought on 01 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
      Fought on 02 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
      Fought on 03 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
      Fought on 04 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
      Fought on 05 June 1864 at Piedmont, VA.
      Fought on 12 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
      Fought on 15 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.
      Fought on 21 June 1864 at Winchester, VA.
      Fought on 07 July 1864.
      Fought on 08 July 1864 at Harper's Ferry, VA.
      Fought on 13 July 1864 at Maryland.
      Fought on 13 July 1864 at Rockville, MD.
      Fought on 14 July 1864 at Frederick, MD.
      Fought on 15 July 1864 at Rockville, MD.
      Fought on 24 July 1864.
      Fought on 24 July 1864 at Kernstown, VA.
      Fought on 04 August 1864.
      Fought on 25 August 1864.
      Fought on 25 August 1864 at Harrisonburg, VA.
      Fought on 25 August 1864 at Leetown, VA.
      Fought on 02 September 1864.
      Fought on 05 September 1864.
      Fought on 08 September 1864.
      Fought on 19 September 1864 at Winchester, VA.
      Fought on 22 September 1864 at Fisher's Hill, VA.
      Fought on 23 September 1864 at Fisher's Hill, VA.
      Fought on 24 September 1864 at Fisher's Hill, VA.
      Fought on 25 September 1864 at Harrisonburg, VA.
      Fought on 19 October 1864 at Cedar Creek, VA.
      Fought on 20 January 1865.
      Fought on 05 March 1865.
      Fought on 05 March 1865 at Charlottesville, VA.
      http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm1 _TITLE 23rd Battn Infantry Regiment Virginia
      Tazewell County. No 63
      Name: Adam Pack
      Post office: Raven, Virginia
      The Circuit Court of the County of Tazewell from an examination of this within application of Adam Pack and of the affidavits and certificates therewith filed, and hereto annexed, and of such witnesses as were required and called by the court, being satisfied that the said application is supported by the affidavits and certificates, and oral testimony (if any oral testimony is required by the court) of persons of well known reputation for truth, honesty and integrity, and that the claim of the said applicant is just and in due form, doth certify the name to the Auditor of Public Accounts, this 3 day of September, 1903.
      FORM NO. 2
      Application of Soldier, Sailor, or Marine for Disability by Reason of Disease or the Infirmities of Age.
      I, Adam Pack do hereby apply for aid under the act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved April 2, 1903, entitled an act to aid the citizens of Virginia, who were disabled by wounds received during the war between the States while serving as soldiers, sailors, or marines of Virginia, and such as served during the said war as soldiers, sailors, or marines of Virginia, who are now disabled by disease contracted during the war, or by the infirmities of age, and the widows of soldiers, sailors, or marines of Virginia who lost their lives in said service, or whose death resulted from wounds received or disease contracted in said service, and providing penalties for violating the provisions of this act, and I do solemnly swear that I am a citizen of the State of Virginia resident at Raven, Virginia in the County of Tazewell in the said State, and that I have been an actual resident of the said state for two years, and of the said city (or county) for one year next preceding the date of this application, and that I was a soldier (or sailor or marine) of the State of Virginia in the war between the United States and the Confederate States, as a member of (here state specifically the command and branch of service to which the applicant belonged and the names of his immediate superior officers) Co. D; Captain D.B. Baldwin and Col. C. Derrick ?????? Eckhols Brigade and that I am now disabled by disease (here state the nature of the disease and the cause from which it resulted) mostly blind in one eye and wounded in one leg, and that from the effects of such disease I am now permanently disabled from following my usual and ordinary occupation or any other occupation for a livelihood (in the case of disability from the infirmities of age strike out all relating to disability by disease, and then proceed as follows:) and that I am now suffering from the infirmities of age, and permanently incapacitated thereby from following my usual and ordinary occupation, or any other occupation, for a livelihood) from wounded leg and loss of one eye and that during the said war I was loyal and true to my duty, and never at anytime deserted my command or voluntarily abandoned my post of duty in the said service, and that by reason of such disability I am now entitled to receive under the said act the sum of ______ dollars annually. And I do further swear that I do not hold any national, State, city or county office which pays me a salary or fees one hundred and fifty dollars per annum; nor do I receive from any source what- ever money or other means of support in value of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars per annum; nor do I own in my own right, nor does hold in trust for my benefit or use, nor does my wife own, nor does anyone hold in trust for my wife, estate or property, either real, personal or mixed, either in fee or for life, of the assumed value of five hundred dollars; nor do I receive any aid or pension from any other State, or from the United States, or from any other
      source, and that I am not an inmate of any soldiers' home, or of any other public institution; and I do further swear that the answers given to the following questions are true: city or county office which pays me a salary or fees one hundred and fifty dollars per annum; nor do I receive from any source what-ever money or other means of support in value of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars per annum; nor do I own in my own right, nor does hold in trust for my benefit or use, nor does my wife own, nor does anyone hold in trust for my wife, estate or property, either real, personal or mixed, either in fee or for life, of the assumed value of five hundred dollars; nor do I receive any aid or pension from any other State, or from the United States, or from any other source, and that I am not an inmate of any soldiers' home, or of any other public institution; and I do further swear that the answers given to the following questions are true:
      1. What is your age? 59 years old
      2. Where were you born? Tazewell County, Virginia
      3. How long have you resided in Virginia? 59 years
      4. How long have you resided in the city or county of your present residence? 59 years
      5. What is your usual and ordinary occupation for earning a livelyhood? Farmer
      6. How long have you followed such occupation or employment? All my life
      7. Have you followed such occupation or employment, or any other occupation or
      employment, within the last two years? If so, state when and where, and the amount of
      your annual income from the same. No income
      8. State specifically the nature of your disability or disease. Both eyes are bad and old age

      9. What were the causes which led to the disease which has resulted in your disability? Struck
      in the ?? by slate in mines.
      10. How long have you suffered from such disease, and when did you first become aware that
      you were afflicted with the same? 11 years
      11. With what disease or sickness did you suffer during the time of your service? Fever
      12. Are you totally disabled because of such disease, or the infirmities of age, from following
      your usual and ordinary occupation or employment, or any other occupation or
      employment, by which to earn a livelyhood? If not totally disabled thereby, but only
      partially, state the extent of your partial disability. Totally
      13. When and where did you enter the service of Virginia, or of the Confederate States?
      Tazewell County
      14. In what command and service were you engaged during the war between the States?
      Echols Brigade ??
      15. How long were you in the service? Nearly 4 years
      16. When did you leave the service, and under what circumstances? At the ?? (End of war
      maybe)
      17. If suffering from disease, state what physician or physicians have attended you for the
      same. Dr. James Bray?
      18. Give the names and addresses of two or more in the service of your command, if any such
      be living, and if not, so state. J.C. Spotts and Albert Gross
      19. Give here any other information you may possess relating to your service, or disability,
      that will support the justice of your claim for aid.
      20. Is there any camp of Confederate Veterans in the city or county of your residence? Yes,
      Brown Harman Camp.
      21. Is there anyone living, the residence and address of whom is known to you, either
      comrade or otherwise, who has knowledge of your service, and of the cause of your
      disability? If so or not state. M.T. Simmons, Raven, Virginia
      His mark: Adam Pack
      Witness my hand this 14th day April 1903 T.W. Wingo, a Justice of Peace, in and for the County of Tazewell, in the State of Virginia, do certify that Adam Pack, whose name is signed to the foregoing application, personally appeared before me in my office, aforesaid and having the aforesaid application read to him and fully explained, as well as the statements and answers therein made, the said Adam Pack made oath before me that the said statements and answers are true.
      Given under my hand this 14th day of April 190 T.W. Wingo J P
      OATH OF RESIDENT WITNESSES
      We, J.C. Spotts and Albert Gross, do solemnly swear that we are residents of the County of Tazewell, in the said State, and that we have known personally and well for 35 years, Adam Pack, whose name is signed to the annexed application for aid under the act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved April 2, 1903, and that the said Adam Pack, is a resident of the said county (or city), and is a man of good reputation for truth and honesty, and that we have read the annexed application and the answers to the questions therein propounded, made by the said applicant, and verily believe that the said applicant has been truthful in the said statements and answers, and that from our personal knowledge the applicant is disabled (state nature of the disability, and whether it is partial or total), Partial, and that we verily believe the said applicant is justly entitled to aid under the said act, and that we have no personal interest in the allowance of the applicants claim.
      J.C. Spotts
      Albert Gross
      (B)
      AFFADAVIT OF COMRADES
      We, J.C. Spotts and Albert Gross do solemnly swear that we are residents of the County of Tazewell, in the State of Virginia, and that Adam Pack whose name is signed to the annexed application for aid under the act of the General Assembly
      of Virginia, approved April 3, 1903, is personally well known to us, and that
      we have known her for 35 years, and that we were soldiers (sailor or marine) in the military (or naval) service of Virginia, or of the Confederate States, and that we were soldiers (sailors or marines) in the said service during the said war, and that we were, with the said Adam Pack, members of (here state the command and the immediate superior officers thereof) Capt. D.B. Baldwin in Col. J.C. Echols Reg. and that the said Adam Pack was a true and loyal soldier in the said service, and was faithful in the discharge of his duty as a soldier (sailor or marine) in the said service, and that we have no personal interest in the allowance of the applicant's claim.
      J.C. Spotts
      Albert Gross
      Subscribed and sworn to before me, a Justice for the County of Tazewell, State of Virginia, this 14th day of April, 1903
      T.W. Wingo, JP
      Note.-- If only one comrade is living whose residence and address is known to applicant, let him make the above affidavit. If no such comrade is living whose address is known to applicant, then let one or more reputable persons who have personal knowledge of the services of the applicant and of cause of his disability, make the following affidavit.
      (C)
      AFFADAVIT OF WITNESSES, NOT COMRADES
      We, William J. Higginbotham and A.F. Wingo of the County in the State of Virginia, do solemnly swear that we personally know, and are well acquainted with Adam Pack whose name is signed to the annexed application, and who is applying for aid under the General Assembly of Virginia, approved April 3, 1903, and that we have known the said applicant for ____ and that to our personal knowledge the said Adam Pack, who was a loyal and true soldier (sailor or marine) in the military (or naval) service of Virginia, or of the Confederate States, in the war between the States, and was faithful in the discharge of his duty and that we verily believe he is disabled from the cause and in the manner in his application set forth and that his claim is just and that we have no personal interest in the allowance of his claim under the said act.
      J.W. Higginbotham
      A.F. Wingo
      Subscribed and sworn to before me, a justice, in and for the County of Tazewell Virginia this 14th day of April, 1903.
      T.W. Wingo
      (D)
      CERTIFICATE OF PHYSICIAN
      I, J.F. Mays a practicing physician in the County of Russell, in the State of Virginia, do certify that I am personally acquainted with Adam Pack, whose name is signed to the annexed application for aid under the act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved April 3, 1903, and that from a personal examination of the said Adam Pack, as to the disability set forth in his application of the cause thereof I am clearly of the opinion that he is disabled by reason of (physician will here state specifically the nature of the disability and the cause thereof, and if such disability is total, whether the applicant is deprived thereby of all ability to pursue his usual and ordinary occupation, or any other occupation for a livelihood, and if the disability be partial, to what extent the applicant is hindered thereby from pursuing such occupation as aforesaid. If the physician considers the disability total, he will, in addition to the cause disclosed by the examination, repeat the language underscored above) the measles(?) No (?) to the (?) of (?) half of manual labor from a wound in the leg and loss of an eye and that I have no personal interest in the allowance of the applicant's claim.
      Given under my hand, this 14th day of April 1903. J.F. Mays, M.D
      (F)
      CERTIFICATE OF EX-CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS
      We, J.C. Spotts and Albert Gross, of the County of Tazewell, State of Virginia, do certify that we were soldiers (sailors or marines) of Virginia in the war between the States, and that we have examined into the merits of the annexed application of Adam Pack for aid under the act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved April 3, 1903, and that we are satisfied of the justice of his claim, and recommend the said Adam Pack for aid under the provisions of the said act, and that we have no personal interest in the allowance of the applicants claim. Given under our hands, this 14th day of April, 19031 _TITLE Pension Record
    Person ID P2076  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 

    Father Hardin Pack,   b. 1820, Patrick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Maria Delong,   b. 1825, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1850 and 1860, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 20 Jan 1846  Floyd County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Jane Simmons Spence,   b. 20 May 1858, Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1935, Silver Hill, Morgan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 02 Jan 1881  Thompson Valley, Tazewell, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eve E. Pack,   b. Nov 1882, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Martha Belle Pack,   b. Jun 1885, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1977, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)  []
     3. Maria Pack,   b. 1887, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. William Maston Pack,   b. 16 May 1889, Danbury, Stokes, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1953, Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  []
     5. Olive M. "Ollie" Pack,   b. Nov 1891, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     6. Alexander Pack,   b. May 1896, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Unknown 
    Married Bef 1881 
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 March 1840 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Civil War - 29 May 1861 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 Jan 1881 - Thompson Valley, Tazewell, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Morgan County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Pension - 1903 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Apr 1903 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - This deed made and entered into this the 3rd day of October 1913, by and between Adam Pack and Sarah Pack his wife, the parties of the first part, and H.C. Bowling the party of the second part, all of the (More...) - 3 October 1913 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Coffee Creek, Morgan, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 March 1920 - Silver Hill, Morgan County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
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    Adam Pack
    Adam Pack
    Adam Pack, and his two sons, William Maston Pack & Robert Alexander Pack
    Adam Pack, and his two sons, William Maston Pack & Robert Alexander Pack