Congressional Report History of the Bureau of Freedmen and Refugees March 10, 1868 Page 19 Congressional Records
Notes: 1. The claims revolve around the unequal pay that USCT troops and sailors received in the war (the same with bounty and prize money). Besides the difficulty of getting money to the actual individual who participated....extend that to the survivors of someone who had actually died during that period. See for example the extended issued in pension payments that carried on through the 1930s and beyond in regards to determination of spouses. (33rd USCT).