Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Sallie Matilda Walker Ambrose was the wife of David Ambrose; David was born 10 Oct 1841, Westerfield, Ohio County, and died 26 Apr 1900, Ohio County. David had served during the Civil War with the Confederate Army in Company H, 8th Kentucky Regiment.  She applied for a pension based on her husband’s military service.  Passed by the Kentucky General Assembly on March 4, 1912, the Confederate Pension Act provided aid to indigent and disabled Confederate veterans and their widows. 

Note that the names of the witnesses on her application for pension were named Westerfield (Charles Franklin and Joe C.) and state that they had served with Mr. Ambrose.

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