Santa Cruz County History - People



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

PETERSON, LOUIS (1831-1907)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of Louis Peterson
Louis Peterson
LA National Cemetery

NAME: Louis Peterson
REGISTER #: 1617

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Co. G/6th NY Cav
ENLISTMENT: 1864/09/26 Kingston NY
DISCHARGED: 1865/06/05 Clouds Mils, VA M/O
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Chronic Rheumatism, L.H

Domestic History

BORN: 1831? SW
AGE: 61
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'10"/Lt /Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Laborer
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: S
NEXT OF KIN: none

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: none
ADMISSION: 1892/12/08
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1907/12/28
CAUSE OF DEATH: Chronic Gastritis

General Remarks: Admission by Major Barrett

PENSION CERT: 842.333 Sent to San Francisco Dec. 28, 1907
EFFECTS: $5.00 Cash $3.00 Personal
HOW DISPOSED OF: Turned over to Maj. E.W. Moore Treasurer July 21 1908
BURIAL INFO: Section 13 Row F No 1


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