- Approved 31 Aug 1909.
L. M. Risinger states that he was disbanded at Hempstead, Texas, some time in May, 1865. He was 70 years old at the time, born in Marion County, Alabama. He resided in Texas since 1861. He had resided in Shelby county about 40 years, living in Tenaha. He had not previously applied for a pension. He was a farmer. He enlisted sometime in 1862 and served until the close of war. He was with Co. A, 28th Regt, Texas vol. Calvary (dismounted). He was a private.
The War Department, The Adjutant General's Office, Washington, wrote a letter dated September 3, 1909:
Respectfully returned to the commissioner of Pensions, State of Texas, Austin. The records show that L. M. Risinger, private, company A, 28th Texas Cavalry, Confederate States Army, enlisted April 2, 1862. On the roll of the company dated February 29, 1864, last roll on file, he is reported present. No later record of him has been found.
The Application for Mortuary Warrant stated that L. M. Risinger died on 23 day of December, 1922, in the town near Tenaha. He died in the home of Julia Ann Risinger, his wife. Dr. C. E. Carter, MD, certified that he attended to L. M. Risinger in his last illness and was of the opinion that his ailments were cancer of the stomach.
Julia Ann Risinger filed a Widow's Applicatoin for Pension on Jan 19, 1923 and it was approved Jan 19, 1923. She was 77 years old at the time. She was born in San Augustine County, Texas. She had resided in Texas all her life. She had resided in Shelby County, near Tenaha for 76 years. Her affidavit of witness was signed by W. T. Pou and B. Y. Gibson. (W. T. Pou was the 2nd husband of Mary Holley. Mary's first husband was Thomas Cobb Burton.)
An Application for Mortuary Warrant for Mrs. Julia Ann Risinger was signed by her daughter, Mrs. Maude Holt. She stated that Julia died on 28 day of July, 1929 in the town of Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas. She died in the home of Mrs. Maggie Risinger, her daughter. Tap Hooker, the undertaker signed that he had charge of the body of Mrs. Julia A. Risinger. He prepared her for burial on the 29 day of July, 1929. C. E. Carter, MD stated that he attended Julia in her last illness and was of the opinion that her ailments were asthma.