Henry C. Sowards Pension Increase
H. R. 23212. Henry C. Sowards, aged 65 years, served as a private in Company H, Fourteenth Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, and in Company E, Thirty-ninth Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, from October 25. 1861, to January 31, 1865 (3 years 3 months"and 6 days), and is now a pensioner under the act of June 27, 1890, at $12 per month on account of disease of rectum and complete double inguinal hernia.
Source: Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.United States Congressional Serial Set, By United States Government Printing Office; Published by U.S. G.P.O., 1912, pp. 65/66