Santa Cruz County History - People



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

SLOAN, W L (1834-1914)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of William L Sloan
William L. Sloan
LA National Cemetery

NAME: William L Sloan
REGISTER #: 9666

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Co B/3rd MN Infantry
ENLISTMENT: 1861/10/11
DISCHARGED: 1863/12/23 Little Rock, AK to reenlist
RE-ENLISTMENT: 1863/12/24
RANK/CO/UNIT: Cpl/Co B/3rd MN Infantry
DISCHARGED: 1865/09/02 Duvalls Bluff, AK M/O
DISABILITY: Diarrhea and Rheumatism

Domestic History

BORN: PA 1835?
AGE: 74
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'7"/Lt, Bl, Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Carpenter
RESIDENCE: Boulder Creek, CA
MARRIED SINGLE: Widower
NEXT OF KIN: William A Sloan (son) Wattsonville, CA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $30
ADMISSION: 1909/09/27
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1914/06/08
CAUSE OF DEATH: Nephritis

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #300,813
EFFECTS: $.40
HOW DISPOSED OF: to son
BURIAL INFO: 25/C/12

Santa Cruz Sentinel (August 14, 1914)

W.L. Sloan is Dead

W.L. Sloan, a resident of Boulder Creek for a good many years, died at the Soldiers' Home at Sawtelle a few days ago. Mr. Sloan was a veteran of the Civil war, having served three years in the third Minnesota Infantry. He was about 80 years old, and had been failing for some time. He leaves a son who lives in Watsonville, and a sister the well known Mrs. Woods of Boulder Creek.


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