Solider's Original No. 1104283
Co. C, 32nd KY Vol. Inf. - Private
Enrolled: 8 Nov. 1862
Deserted: 19 March 1863
On a document dated 28 March 1892, Franklin Polster's age was given as 46. Thus, he would have been born about 1846.
Town of Seventy Six, Clinton Co, KY
DECLARATION FOR INVALID PENSION
On 28 March 1892, Franklin Polster applied for an invalid pension on the basis that he was "partially unable to earn a support by manual labor, by reason of Injury of right leg and his general condition. Claims rating upon his combined ailments." Apparently, he was not granted the pension as the Commissioner of Pensions stated on 4 June 1892 that Franklin Polster had deserted on 19 March 1863.
SPELLING OF SURNAME
The file contains only 4 pages. His name is listed as Franklin POLSTER 6 times and as Franklin POLSTON twice.