Tuesday, February 27, 2007

NARA proposes a huge increase for Civil War pension files

The National Archives are proposing increasing the Full pension file more than 75 years old (Civil War period) - NATF Form 85 from $37 to 125.00.

You can make comments until April 27, 2007.

ADDRESSES: NARA invites interested persons to submit comments on this proposed rule. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods:

Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov/.
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

Fax: Submit comments by facsimile transmission to 301-837-0319.

Mail: Send comments to Regulations Comments Desk (NPOL), Room 4100, Policy and Planning Staff, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Davis Heaps at 301-837-1850 or fax at 301-837-0319. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting statement should be directed to Tamee Fechhelm at 301-837-1694 or fax at 301-837-3213.

It is probably futile to complain about such a large increase. So if you have been thinking about ordering a Civil War pension file from the National Archives, now is the time to do it

Order Civil War Pension & Service Records

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