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Wilburn, Ransom

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WILBURN, RANSOM - Was issued Donation Certificate No. 700, May 28, 1855 for 640 acres of land for having been detailed to guard the baggage. The land was surveyed in Polk County. He was issued Bounty Certificate No. 3524 for 320 acres of land May 23, 1838 for having served in the Army from March 6 to June 6, 1836. He was a member of Captain William M. Logan’s Company.

Written by Louis W. Kemp, between 1930 and 1952. Please note that typographical and factual errors have not been corrected from the original sketches. The biographies have been scanned from the original typescripts, a process that sometimes allows for mistakes in the new text. Researchers should verify the accuracy of the texts' contents through other sources before quoting in publications. Additional information on the veteran may be available in the Herzstein Library.

Battle Statistics

  • Died in Battle: No
  • Company: [Capt. William M. Logan] detailed to guard baggage

Personal Statistics

    • Bounty Certificate: 3524
    • Donation Certificate: 700

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