Sunset at Gowanus Bay

Sunset at Gowanus Bay
Sunset at Gowanus Bay, Henry Gritten, 1851

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Revolutionary War Pension File of Ambrose Brewer

Ambrose Brewer of Moore County, North Carolina, and later of Hawkins County and Hancock County, Tennessee, applied for a pension due for his service during the Revolutionary War. His application was made in 1855, when he believed he was about 101 years old.

Ambrose Brewer, Series M805, Roll 118, File R1182. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administraion (NARA). The images were downloaded from

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July 28, 2015: Foy Varner has provided this annotated transcription of Ambrose Brewer's Revolutionary War Pension file in PDF format. Thank you, Foy.

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