Santa Cruz County History - People



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

RATHBUN, WILLIAM H (1837-1918)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of William H Rathbun
William H. Rathbun
LA National Cemetery

NAME: William H. Rathbun
REGISTER #: 12994

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt/Co A/2nd MO SM Cav
ENLISTMENT: 1861/12/25 Memphis, MO
DISCHARGED: 1865/07/22 St. Louis, MO
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Defective vision and hearing, dbl hernia, catarrh, cardiac hypotrophy

Domestic History

BORN: NY (1837?)
AGE: 78
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'9"/Lt, Bl, Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Carpenter
RESIDENCE: Capitola, CA
MARRIED SINGLE: Married
NEXT OF KIN: (Son) Dr. E.F. Rathbun

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $30
ADMISSION: 1915/11/17 1918/03/16
DISCHARGED: 1915/07/24
DATE OF DEATH: 1918/04/26
CAUSE OF DEATH: Mycocardial Insufficiency

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #421,039
EFFECTS: Cash $1.20 Personal $2.00
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO: Not indicated


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