Kentucky Archives http://wuky.org en Pension Applications from Confederate Soldiers Now Online http://wuky.org/post/pension-applications-confederate-soldiers-now-online <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - James E. &nbsp;Carlton of Lawrenceburg was 24 years old when he enlisted in the 5<sup>th</sup> Kentucky Cavalry of the Confederate States Army. &nbsp;He suffered a gunshot wound to the left knee in 1863 at the Battle of Lebanon, but served until the end of the war.</p><p>By 1912, Carlton was an old man with no money or property. His application for a Confederate Army pension is one of several now available online through the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:48:47 +0000 Brenna Angel 10633 at http://wuky.org Pension Applications from Confederate Soldiers Now Online