Hillsborough County, Florida
Confederate Home Applications


Application for Membership

To The Florida Confederate Home.



State of Florida,
___________ County,

Before me a Notary Public in and for the State of Florida at Large, personally appeared to me well known, who, being by me duly sworn, makes the following statement:

My name is Julius Ostendorff, I am Sixty Seven years of age, I reside in Hillsborough County, State of Florida, I enlisted on the _____day of Dec 1864, in Captain Wageners Artillery Company, A. Regiment and served faithfully in the Confederate Army until April 27 1865. I never deserted said service and never served against the Confederate States and I have not taken the Oath of Allegiance to the United States before April, 1865. I am, and have been a bonifide resident of the State of Florida ever since January 1, 1893. I have no means of support and am physically disabled from making a living by reason of (Here state fully cause of disability.)Run over by an automobile in Jacksonville, Fla. & chronic ????zation and almost totally deaf.
Wherefore I make application for admission as a beneficiary of the Confederate Home, located at Jacksonville, Florida, and I agree to observe all the rules prescribed by the authorities in charge of said Home.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
18th day of Sept., 1913.
M. Henry Cohen, Notary Public

Julius Ostendorff (his signature)



State of Florida,
___________ County,

Before me, a Notary Public in and for the State of Florida at Large, personally appeared who being duly sworn says that the is well acquainted with the above named Thomas T. Cummings that he the said Julius Ostendorff served faithfully in the Confederate Army and did not desert said service. That he has no means of support, and deponent believes him to be physically disabled from making a living.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
18th day of Sept, 1913.
M. Henry Cohen

Thomas T. Cummings (his signature)


PHYSICIAN'S AFFIDAVIT



State of Florida,
Hillsboro County,

Before me, a Notary Public in and for the State of Florida at Large, personally appeared Jno. D. MacRae, M. D., who being duly sworn says that he is a practicing physician duly authorized under the laws of Florida; that he has carefully examined Julius Ostendorff the above-named applicant for admission to the Confederate Home and finds him to be (Here particularly describe his physical condition) in a state of general disability & deafness. History given by this party is that he was struck in the head in an automobile accident a year ago, since then he has been forgetfull, deaf & weak in consequence whereof he is physically disabled from earning a living.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this
18 day of Sep, 1913.
M. Henry Cohen, Notary Public.

Jno. D. MacRae, M. D. (his signature)


Approved Sept. 21, 1913.



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