Santa Cruz County History - People



Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

NELSON, CHARLES A (1836-1919)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of Charles A Nelson
Charles A Nelson
LA National Cemetery

NAME: Charles A Nelson
REGISTER #: 14545

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Sgt/Co C/3rd NY Light Artillery
ENLISTMENT: 1863/08/26 Utica, NY
DISCHARGED: 1865/07/14 Syracuse, NY Mustered Out
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Loss left eye, hypertrophy prostate, cardiact hypertrophy arterio

Domestic History

BORN: NY (1836?)
AGE: 81
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'6"/Lt, Bl, Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Moulder
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: Widower
NEXT OF KIN: (Daughter) Alice J. Nelson, Westmoreland, NY

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $40
ADMISSION: 1917/04/18 1917/11/24 1918/05/20
DISCHARGED: 1917/0509 1918/01/25 Own Request
DATE OF DEATH: 1919/05/27
CAUSE OF DEATH: Cerebral embolisure

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #550,787
EFFECTS: Cash $12.10 Personal $3.40 Pension $383.63
HOW DISPOSED OF: Not indicated
BURIAL INFO: Not indicated


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