Excerpt the Civil War Pension Application File of Parmenas Culver


Transcription of Letter from Dr. E. Lee Jones:

U.S. Genl. Hospl.

David’s Island

August 4th 1862

Mrs. Ann E. Culver


            In reply to your note of the 23rd of July 1862.

            I have to inform you that your husband Parmenus Culver was admitted into this institution on the 23rd of June 1862 suffering from flesh wounds of the hip, of which disease he died on the 3rd of July 1862.

            Enclosed you will find a pocket book containing 56 Cts, also his descriptive list.


Yours respectfully,

E. Lee Jones (Signed)

Surgeon in Charge

Image of the Letter:

Gravesite of Parmenas Culver in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

(Section 1F, Plot #128)

Parmenas' headstone is third from the right in the first row.
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