Santa Cruz County History - People



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

SHARP, SILAS (1829-1906)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

NAME: Silas Sharp
REGISTER #: 4271

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Ind Btry Mass Lt Art
ENLISTMENT: 1864/02/16 Boston MA
DISCHARGED: 1865/06/15 Readville MA
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Rheumatism

Domestic History

BORN: 1829? CA
AGE: 70
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'5"/Drk/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Stone Mason
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz, CA
MARRIED SINGLE: Single
NEXT OF KIN: Eliza Sheldon, Sister, Riverside CA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $12
ADMISSION: 1899/05/24
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1903/07/24
CAUSE OF DEATH: Unknown Ache

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #950,696
EFFECTS:
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO: Died at Hot Springs at San Jacinto Buried in Riverside


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