Santa Cruz County History - People



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

SHIELDS, JOHN H (1836-1912)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of John H Shields
John H Shields
LA National Cemetery

NAME: John H Shields
REGISTER #: 8909

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Co C/1st OH Cav
ENLISTMENT: 1863/09/29 Cincinnati, OH
DISCHARGED: 1865/06/17 Nashville, TN Close of War
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RANK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Chronic Bronchitis, palp of heart and constipation

Domestic History

BORN: Ohio (1836?)
AGE: 72
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'11"/Lt Bl Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Engineer
RESIDENCE: Watsonville
MARRIED SINGLE: Married
NEXT OF KIN: Catherine E Shields, (wife) Pacific Grove CA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $20
ADMISSION: 1908/05/20
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1912/12/05
CAUSE OF DEATH: Cerebral Hemorrage

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #787,321
EFFECTS: Personal $5.15 Cash $3.50
HOW DISPOSED OF: Sent to wife
BURIAL INFO: Buried at Sawtelle


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