|"Widow's Application for Accrued Pension," 15 March 1904, Mary E. Butler, Union Civil War pension based upon service of Leander Butler in Company B, 10th Kansas Infantry, National Archives and Records Service.|
|The Kansas City Star of 30 May 1903 included a picture "on Kansas Avenue in Armourdale Yesterday Afternoon;"|
obtained digitally onGenealogyBank.com
Armourdale and the general Kansas City area is approximately 110 miles north of the area where the Butlers lived in Vernon County.
Leander's pension file is over 200 pages--mostly medical materials. As I sift through it, we'll be posting updates of items that are either genealogically significant or can serve as an important research reminder.